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|Caption||Justin Keating presents 'Telefís Feirme' (1965)|
Keating, Justin (1930 - 2009)
Politician and broadcaster Justin Keating presents 'Telefís Feirme' in 1965. The studio backdrop, depicting a photograph of some fields and details of future programmes in the series, can be partly seen in the background.
Justin Keating was head of agricultural programmes at RTÉ (1965-67) before entering the Dáil as a Labour TD in 1969. He was appointed Minister of Industry and Commerce in the 1973-77 Fine Gael-Labour coalition but lost his seat in 1977. 'Telefís Feirme' was launched by RTÉ in 1965. A two-page feature on it appeared in the RTV Guide of 8 October 1965.
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(01/Jan/1965 - 01/Jan/1965)