1983 in Irish television

The following is a list of events relating to television in Ireland from 1983.

List of years in Irish television (table)


  • 10 January – Satirical television programme Ballymagash premieres on RTÉ Television hosted by Frank Kelly.
  • 11 September – The rural drama series Glenroe is first aired on RTÉ Television.[1]
  • 2 October – Murphy's Micro-Quiz-M, a quiz show featured the use of computers, is first aired.[1]
  • 27 October – The International Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences of the U.S.A. presents Salute to Irish Television, an evening of RTÉ Television programmes, at the Lincoln Center in New York City.[1]
  • 29 October – The Late Late Show is broadcast live from New York.[1]
  • 24 November – Access Community Television, a series of programmes made by groups such as seminarians, young travellers and Garda trainees first goes on air.[1]


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Ongoing television programmesEdit




Ending this yearEdit


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c d e "RTÉ Libraries and Archives: preserving a unique record of Irish life". Rte.ie. Retrieved 2 January 2012.