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Birr, County Offaly (1974)

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Caption   Birr, County Offaly (1974)
Programme   Coast to Coast  
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Description   A general view of the town of Birr, County Offaly, in August 1974. The premises visible include Quinn's, Hanly's and the Palace Bar on the right and Hernon's on the left. The column on Market Square can be seen 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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