An eight part series dramatizing the Irish Easter Rising of 1916. The series was commissioned to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Rising.
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Its highly plausible that RTE had to reject requests to re-broadcast this over the previous 50 years, prior to the 2007 restoration, as the original materials would have deteoriated to an extent to be unbroadcastable, prior to digital restoration techniques, due to the inherent degrading of the various analogue media the series was mastered, and later saved on. See more