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Anticipation Grows

Duration: 02:23

In 1979 a crowd gathered in Phoenix Park eagerly awaits the Pope's arrival in Ireland. Deirdre Kelly, Dan Keenan and Father Brian D'Arcy recall the occasion.

Available since: Thu 15 Dec 2011


Tony Curry
Executive Producer
Paul McGuigan

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When the Pope Came to Ireland

Documentary telling the story of Pope John Paul II's visit to Ireland in 1979.

First broadcast: 22 Sep 2009

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