In 1983 the cover stars of the RTÉ Guide's annual Christmas double issue were Joe Lynch, Twink, Bosco, Dermot Morgan and Ruth Buchanan.

In 1983 the cover stars of the RTÉ Guide's annual Christmas double issue were Joe Lynch, Twink, Bosco, Dermot Morgan and Ruth Buchanan. All of them featured prominently in the Christmas schedules. Joe Lynch, known thoughout Ireland as Dinny from 'Glenroe', was coaching a match in the Christmas Day episode of the popular soap. Entertainers Dermot Morgan and Twink were appearing in the variety special 'Home for Christmas', presented by Sligo singer Mary O'Hara. Over on RTÉ Radio, Ruth Buchanan was hosting a Christmas Day edition of pop programme 'Poparama'.

RTÉ Guide Christmas Cover, 1983
RTÉ Guide Christmas Cover, 16 December 1983