The Men in Black

A Rediffusion production for the International Television Federation, whose aims are to obtain greater international understanding through television. A searching inquiry into the priesthood in Ireland. Produced by Richard de la Mare. Directed by Geoffrey Hughes.

“…a worthy contribution to Intertel….” Norman Hare, Daily Telegraph. April 28.

“…provided a wide-ranging study of the current position in the priesthood in Ireland.” The Times. April 28.

“The Intertel programmes produced by Rediffusion are generally objective and fair… last night was a typically detached and considered survey of the Irish Catholic priesthood.” Mary Crozier, The Guardian. April 28.

“…a sympathetic survey of the Irish priesthood.” John Woodforde, Sunday Telegraph. May 1.

Scenes from the ordination ceremony of young priests at the Holy Cross College, Dublin.