12.40-1.30—Ceremony of Installation of the President. Commentary from St. Patrick's Hall, Dublin Castle, and from the G.P.O., Dublin.
5.30—Kathleen Burke's Trio in Light Music, and Peter Moran (baritone).
Trio—Merrie England (German) (Chapell).
Peter Moran—Ireland, I love you Acushla Machree; My Fairest Child; Because (d'Hardelot).
Trio—Elfin Reigin [etc.]
Peter Moran—The stars that light my garden (Russell); Beautiful Isle of somewhere (Fearis).
You can see the rest of the schedule by clicking on the image. It returns to the installation of Douglas Hyde from 9.10 pm to 9.30 pm with a "Commentary from the state reception in St. Patrick's Hall" and closes with the national anthem at 11 pm.
Here are scans of some of my grandfather's scrapbook items connected with the broadcast.
|Advance programmes notice, Broadcasting Station, GPO|
|Microphone rehearsal notice. Note "Saorstáit Éireann" (till June 25th then "Éire")|
Updated 19 April 2020