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Caption   Election 1982
Programme   General Election 1982 (November)  
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Personalities/Groups   Farrell, Brian (1929 - 2014)
FitzGerald, Garret (1926 - 2011)
Barnes, Monica (1936 - )
Woods, Michael (1935 -)
Mitchell, James (1946 - 2002)
Description   Broadcaster and academic Brian Farrell interviews a panel of politicians in RTÉ Television's Studio 1, during coverage of the November 1982 general election. From left to right; Brian Farrell, Garret FitzGerald (Fine Gael), Monica Barnes (Fine Gael), Michael Woods (Fianna Fail), Jim Mitchell (Fine Gael) and an unidentified man. All are seated behind a large desk, which has the words 'Election 1982' printed on it.

This election was held on 24 November 1982, the second general election held that year. A Fine Gael/Labour coalition government resulted. RTÉ provided day-long coverage of this election on both television and radio. The RTÉ Guide ran a feature outlining the station's coverage in its edition of 19 November 1982.  
Collection   RTÉ Stills Department  
Photographer   Gaffney, Des  
Date of photograph   25/Nov/1982
(25/Nov/1982 - 25/Nov/1982)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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