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|Caption||Mike Murphy hosts the RTÉ 2 launch (1978)|
Murphy, Michael (1941 -)
Former broadcaster Mike Murphy, hosts the live launch of RTÉ 2, on stage at the Cork Opera House on 2 November 1978. The RTÉ Guide of 10 November 1978 published a report on the opening of RTÉ's second television channel, in which stills from this shoot were used.
Mike Murphy joined RTÉ as a radio announcer in 1965. He started presenting his own programmes on television and radio in 1970, retiring from RTÉ in 2000.
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(02/Nov/1978 - 02/Nov/1978)