First Episode of Fair City

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The title sequence and opening scenes from the very first epsiode of 'Fair City' RTÉ's weekly drama series.

  • Title
    Fair City Episode 1
  • 1st Broadcast
    18/09/1989
  • Contributor
    Bernie Kelly (Ger Ryan)
    Mags Kelly (Eileen Murphy)
    Charlie Kelly (Tom Jordan)
    Barry O'Hanlon (David Nolan)
    Mrs O'Hanlon (Doreen Keogh)
  • Clip Duration
    00:04:19
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    Fair City
  • Clip title
    First Episode of Fair City
  • Extended description

    The title sequence and opening scenes from the first epsiode of 'Fair City'. It is breakfast time in homes in Ragnall Place and viewers are introduced to a number of characters.

  • Information

    'Fair City' is RTÉ's weekly drama serial set in the fictional Dublin suburb of Carrigstown and began broadcasting once a week in September 1989. 'Fair City' now goes out four times a week. Originally the series was shot on location in the Drumcondra on the northside of Dublin. An outdoor set was then built on the RTÉ Donnybrook campus where production now takes place.

  • Local keywords
    Television, Drama, Soap Operas, Dublin, Fair City, Children
  • Geographical coverage
    Dublin, Ireland
  • Topic
    The Media
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    1989
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    98D00529
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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