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20 February 1997 Edition

Television: The King is dead - long live the Kings

20 February 1997

The strong and encouraging increase in the number of Irish productions continues with Sweet Dreams (RTE 1, Wednesdays, 8.30pm), a four-part documentary series following the efforts of Irish performers to make it big in the entertainment industry. The first episode was one which I had to watch, being a lifelong admirer of the King, despite the unfortunate manner in which he left this earthly building. I like to think that maybe it was all a hoax and Elvis is actually alive and well and taking a break on that Kit Kat commericial. Free article

Editor's desk

20 February 1997

You may remember that last October Senator David Norris, speaking in the Seanad, described An Phoblacht as ``highly abusive, sectarian and racist''. He went on: ``As long as this journal peddles its message of hate and contempt how can anyone take seriously claims of the republican movement to be interested in genuine brotherhood with those whom it regards and describes as... Free article

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20 February 1997

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