FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: The TV Room
The 9.30pm RTÉ Network 2 junction.
WARNING: the opening trail for Bird contains offensive language.
[00:00:00] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: for Bird.
WARNING: this trail contains offensive language.
The film airs on Saturday at 9.40pm.
Note: we believe our recording has missed off the opening seconds of this trail.
[00:00:50] PROGRAMME: a Network News bulletin, presented by Aengus MacGrianna.
This is one of Aengus’ early English-language bulletins. For the previous few years, he presented Nuacht bulletins exclusively.
The bulletin is presented from a small set in the Presentation department. This facility was not equipped with autocue, so the presenter had to read from a paper script.
[00:02:34] IDENT: the standard RTÉ Network 2 ident is used to link into Marlin Bay.
[00:02:48] PROGRAMME: the opening titles for Marlin Bay.
PICTURED: Network News presented by Aengus MacGrianna. COPYRIGHT: RTÉ.