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The cast and crew of 'The Riordans' (1979)

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Caption   The cast and crew of 'The Riordans' (1979)
Programme   Riordans (The)  
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Personalities/Groups   Lennon, Biddy White (1946 - 2017)
Deady, Moira (1922 - 2010)
D'Alton, Anne
Cowley, John (1923 - 1998)
Description   The cast and crew of the RTÉ Television drama series 'The Riordans', just before the programme came to an end in May 1979. In this exterior shot, taken outside the Riordan house, several people are smiling and waving to the camera. Some of the principal cast members can be seen standing in the middle of the front row. From left to right; Biddy White Lennon (fourth left, as Maggie Riordan), Moira Deady (fifth left, as Mary Riordan), Anne D'Alton (sixth left, as Minnie Riordan) and John Cowley (seventh left, as Tom Riordan).

'The Riordans' was a rural drama series which ran from 4 January 1965 to 28 May 1979 on RTE television. James Douglas wrote the first twenty-four episodes; Wesley Burrowes took over subsequently. An RTE Guide feature on the end of the programme appeared in its edition of 25 May 1979.  
Collection   RTÉ Stills Department  
Photographer   Rowe, John  
Date of photograph   01/May/1979
(01/May/1979 - 01/May/1979)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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