Galway Advertiser 1973/1973_01_25/GA_25011973_E1_009.pdf
RADIO A N D TV AWARDS
organiser and very much a personality in her own way was Krankie Byrne who solved all problems for a smooth running ceremony.
For the eleventh successive year, Jacob's Ltd. presented their Annual Radio and Television Awards and for the first time Galway was the venue. Nearly four hundred guests thronged the Great Southern Hotel and obviously enjoyed the abundant refreshments gener ou^yprovided s. The occasion a sumptuous o a veritable field for personality The highlight of t evening was of presentation and this year tTceaETe^that the 'back-room' "the ones who do all work," q ly -- rece ucer the most tributes. Winnei were kept sealed envelopes until were announi with considerable the usua seribiis newscaster Ch tchell! At poidWthe microphone out of action but (be i m d e t f H M f l itchell continued to speak and then commented: "just to prove to you that I do not always need a microphone in order to be heard!'
rs Marie Duijjnan wife of Galway R.T.E. newsman Sean