The opening title sequence from the current affairs series '7 Days' which began broadcasting 26 September 1966
- Title 7 Days
- 1st Broadcast 11/11/1969
- ContributorJohn O'Donoghue (Presenter)
- Clip Duration 00:00:39
- Material Type Video
- Series title 7 Days
- Clip title Seven Days Begins 26 September 1966
- Extended description
The opening title sequence from the current affairs series 'Seven Days' (which later became '7 Days'). The series began broadcasting 26 September 1966.
The current affairs programme, which often tackled subjects of public controversy in a forthright manner, found itself at the centre of several issues of conflict between RTÉ and the Government in the late 1960s, which would lead to the resignation of one of the RTÉ executives.
This clip shows the opening title sequence and presenter John O'Donoghue of a '7 Days' programme on money lending which was first broadcast 11 November 1969.
'Seven Days' (it later became '7 Days') began broadcasting on 26 September 1966 and was RTÉ television's flagship current affairs programme for ten years. The programme's young production team was made up of producer Lelia Doolan, directors Eoghan Harris and Dick Hill, and reporters John O'Donoghue, Brian Cleeve and Brian Farrell.
Muiris Mac Conghail became producer of '7 Days' in 1967 when the programme was merged with another current affairs programme, 'Division'.
- Local keywords Television, Broadcasting, Broadcasting History, 7 Days, RTÉ, 1960s, John O'Donoghue
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Genre News
- Topic The Media
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1969
- Country of production Ireland
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Black and White
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
- Original language English (eng)
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