Irish Faith in England 1969

"The Irish are the backbone of every parish in England."

First broadcast on 9 April, 1969 'Horizon' looks at the role that religion plays in the lives of Irish people living in England. From Slough on the outskirts of London, the programme examines the challenges facing Irish immigrants in what is considered to be a largely "pagan" country.

This episode of 'Horizon' titled 'The Other Man's Grass - How Faithful the Faithful?' was first broadcast on 9 April 1969.

Horizon was first aired on RTÉ Televion on Sunday 20 September, 1964. The programme was described in the RTÉ Guide as a weekly series on matters of religious interest, presenting a variety of topics drawn from Ireland and abroad.

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