Dr T.J. Kiernan, Director of Radio 1935-40 succeeded Séamus Clandillon as Director of Broadcasting. He was transferred from the Department of External Affairs when an interview board failed to agree an appointment. Kiernan set up local programme committees nationwide and developed talks and drama. During his time the poet W.B. Yeats was interviewed for radio. Sadly this recording does not survive.
- Title An Gaedhael agus an Rádíó
- Production Year 1936
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ & Conradh na Gaeilge
- Material Type Document
- Clip title T.J. Kiernan Appointed Director Of Radio In 1936
- Local keywords T.J. Kiernan, Broadcast Media, 2RN, Broadcasting, Radio, RTÉ, 1930s
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Genre Factual
- Topic The Media
- First broadcast channel 2RN
- Country of production Ireland
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