Radharc Programme 14
(reconstructed 2015)


Country: Ireland
1st Broadcast: 21st November 1963
Duration: 26’55”

Honesty at the Fair Radharc’s camera roves eloquently through the hustle and bustle of a muddy rural market day when Fr Peter Lemass visits a small town to ask: “Is there such a thing as an honest man at a fair?”. It’s a morality question that provokes much cynicism and some hilarity amongst the leathery Irish cattle traders. A closing interview with Fr Enda McDonagh, Professor of Moral Theology Maynooth, considers the issue more seriously.

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