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Athlone Castle, County Westmeath (1974)

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Caption   Athlone Castle, County Westmeath (1974)
Programme   Coast to Coast  
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Description   A partial view of Athlone Castle, County Westmeath, in August 1974. The towers of the Roman Catholic Church of St Peter and Paul's are partly visible in the background. This shot was taken for the RTÉ Television quiz programme 'Coast to Coast', first broadcast on 24 September 1974. The show involved two competitors in a virtual race around Ireland by means of a studio map. The winner received a cash prize and an Irish holiday. A brief article about the programme was published in the RTÉ Guide on 20 September 1974.  
Collection   RTÉ Stills Department  
Photographer   Lee, Ronan  
Date of photograph   01/Aug/1974
(01/Aug/1974 - 01/Aug/1974)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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