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Caption   'Strumpet City' (1979)
Programme   Strumpet City  
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Description   A scene from the RTÉ Television drama series 'Strumpet City,' during filming outside the GPO on Dublin's O'Connell Street in 1979. This is a re-enactment of the 1913 baton charge by police against a crowd listening to Jim Larkin speak during the Dublin Lockout.

'Strumpet City' was first broadcast in seven parts from 16 March 1980. The series was set in Dublin between 1907 and 1914. It was adapted by Hugh Leonard from the novel by James Plunkett and was produced and directed by Tony Barry. The RTE Guide featured an extensive article on 'Strumpet City' in its edition of 14 March 1980.  
Collection   RTÉ Stills Department  
Photographer   Lee, Mary  
Date of photograph   01/Jun/1979
(01/Jun/1979 - 01/Jun/1979)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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