The Final Questions and Answers

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In the final episode of 'Questions and Answers', presenter John Bowman introduces some of the more memorable audience contributions over the years.

  • Title
    Questions and Answers - The Finale
  • 1st Broadcast
    29/06/2009
  • Contributor
    John Bowman (Presenter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:03:26
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    Questions and Answers
  • Clip title
    The Final Questions and Answers
  • Extended description

    The final episode of 'Questions and Answers' provides an ecclectic overview of some memorable audience contributions to the programme over the past 23 years. Included are contributions from Liz O'Donnell (1991), Finian McGrath (1997), Leo Varadkar (2000) and Eamon Ryan (1997).

    The programme also touches on diverse issues such as the Bishop Casey Affair and the renaming of Dingle as An Daingean featuring a clip of Jackie Healy-Rae.

    The final clip from 23 June 2008 shows John Bowman and panelist Willie O'Dea joking about 2,500 men and women stripping off in Sandymount for a Spencer Tunik photograph.

  • Information

    'Questions and Answers' was a topical debate series where members of the panel are challenged with questions set by an invited audience. The series was presented by John Bowman for 21 years and previously by Olivia O'Leary.

    'Questions and Answers' was the second longest running show on RTÉ next to 'The Late Late Show' and ran for 23 years from 1986 to 2009.

  • Local keywords
    Television, Broadcasting, Newsroom, Television Studios, Questions and Answers, John Bowman, Liz O'Donnell, Finian McGrath, Leo Varadkar, Eamon Ryan, Jackie Healy Rae, Willie O'Dea
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    The Media
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    2009
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    PXD9/01983
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    16:9 (widescreen)
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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