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1964 in Irish television

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List of years in Irish television (table)

The following is a list of events relating to television in Ireland from 1964.


  • 3 January – Tolka Row, an urban drama serial by Maura Laverty first goes on air.[1]
  • January – Reverend Fergus Day, of the Church of Ireland is appointed to advise on the broadcasting of Protestant religious programmes.[1]
  • 4 February – Telefís Scoile, one of the earliest teaching programmes for schools on television in Europe is first aired by Telefís Éireann.[1]
  • March – Patrick Jennings appointed RTÉ's Agricultural Advisor.[1]
  • 20 April – The BBC Two Northern Ireland service goes on air.
  • 14 September – Newsbeat, a topical and often humorous programme, first goes on air. It features reporters Frank Tuomey and Frank Hall with caption stories by cartoonist Terry Williers.[1]


Ongoing television programmes


See also


  1. ^ a b c d e f "RTÉ Libraries and Archives: preserving a unique record of Irish life". Rte.ie. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
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