Séamus Clandillon, 2RN First Director of Broadcasting

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Séamus Clandillon © RTÉ Stills Library 0508/011
Séamus Clandillon © RTÉ Stills Library 0508/011

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Séamus Clandillon was appointed 2RN first Director of Broadcasting (later renamed Radio Éireann).

  • Title
    Séamus Clandillon, 2RN First Director of Broadcasting
  • Production Year
    [1920's]
  • Contributor
    Joseph Cashman (Photographer)
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    Séamus Clandillon, 2RN First Director of Broadcasting
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    Séamus Clandillon, 2RN First Director of Broadcasting
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    Séamus Clandillon was appointed 2RN first Director of Broadcasting (later renamed Radio Éireann). Clandillon was a civil servant, teacher, singer and fluent Irish speaker, he was appointed Director of Broadcasting following two selection processes.

    Dáil Éireann decreed by the Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1926, that broadcasting should be a state service, organised by the Postal Ministry and financed by licence fees, advertising and import duties on wireless sets and components.

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    This image is part of the RTÉ Cashman Collection.

    Photographer Joseph Cashman

    © RTÉ Stills Library 0508/011

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    Ireland
  • Topic
    The Media
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  • Country of production
    Ireland
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    0508/011
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