The people and town of Portumna in Galway star in this opening sequence for 'Hall's Pictorial Weekly'.
People in Portumna go about their daily business, shopping, working or just out for a stroll.
This episode of 'Hall's Pictorial Weekly’ was broadcast on 6 November 1975.
Frank Hall’s amusing and satirical series began on 29 September 1971 with the full title ‘Hall’s Pictorial Weekly Incorporating the Provincial Vindicator’ which became known as ‘Hall’s Pictorial Weekly’.
The series allowed Frank Hall to follow his own interest in the lives of viewers throughout the country.
Regarded as RTÉ’s flagship comedy show, it featured satirical sketches on current news stories and popular culture, as well as parody songs, comedy sketches, re-edited videos, cartoons and spoof television formats.
The show ran for nine series until 1980.