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14th Golden Harp Festival awards presentation (1980)

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Caption   14th Golden Harp Festival awards presentation (1980)
Personalities/Groups   Waters, George
Ó hEocha, Colm (1926 - 1997)
Shaw-Smith, David (1939 -)
Gavin, Barrie (1935 -)
Description   A group shot taken at the 14th Golden Harp Television Festival awards presentation in the Great Southern Hotel, Galway city, on 30 May 1980. From left to right; RTÉ Director-General George Waters, President of University College Galway Dr Colm Ó hEocha, Bronze Harp winner David Shaw-Smith, Silver Harp winner Barrie Gavin of BBC Bristol and unidentified. The RTÉ staff magazine 'Access' published an article about the festival in its issue of 26 June 1980.

The aim of the Golden Harp Festival was to promote international exchanges of folk music and folklore programmes and to encourage interest in traditional cultures among the nations represented through the associated competition. It was organised under the auspices of the European Broadcasting Union.  
Collection   RTÉ Stills Department  
Photographer   Rowe, John  
Date of photograph   30/May/1980
(30/May/1980 - 30/May/1980)  
Rights holder   RTÉ