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Lord Killanin at press conference (1980)

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Caption   Lord Killanin at press conference (1980)
Programme   News  
Programme type    
Personalities/Groups   Morris, Michael (1914 - 1999)
Description   Lord Killanin, the President of the International Olympic Committee (1972-1980), photographed at a press conference in the Berkeley Court Hotel, Dublin, on 29 May 1980. He was giving an update on the position of the Moscow Olympic Games following the American-led boycott.

Lord Killanin started his career as a journalist. He was made president of the Irish Olympic Council in 1950 and served on a number of company boards. He was born Michael Morris but became the third Lord Killanin on the death of his uncle in 1927.  
Collection   RTÉ Stills Department  
Photographer   Gaffney, Des  
Date of photograph   29/May/1980
(29/May/1980 - 29/May/1980)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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