RTÉ 1950s

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RTÉ 1950s

Maurice Gorham was became the first Director of Broadcasting appointed from outside the Civil Service. New studios were installed at the GPO.

Further developments in Radio Éireann programming saw a greater emphasis on variety and the station's first soap opera 'The Kennedys of Caslteross', the introduction of the Thomas Davis Lecture series and the first broadcast of the Angelus.

In 1958 preparations for television got underway with the establishment of the Television Commission.



RTÉ 1950s

Category: The Media

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