Austin Currie in Housing Protest

EXHIBITION : CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT 1968-69

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Nationalist MP, Austin Currie, locks himself into a council house in protest against the unfair allocation of houses.

  • Title
    Nationalist MP Protests At Housing
  • 1st Broadcast
    20/06/1968
  • Clip Duration
    00:00:12
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Austin Currie in Housing Protest
  • Extended description

    Austin Currie is pictured at the window of the house in 9 Kinard Park, Caledon, where he has barricaded himself in along with two other protestors Joe Campbell and Patsy Gildernew.

    Note: This clip is mute.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report showing Austin Currie protesting about unfair housing allocation.

    This report was broadcast on 20 June 1968.

  • Local keywords
    Caledon, Caledon Protest, Civil Rights Movement, Austin Currie, Joe Campbell, Patsy Gildernew, Civil Rights, 1968
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland, Caledon, Dungannon, Tyrone
  • Topic
    Wars and Conflict
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1968
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    N2863/0068A
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Black and White
  • Item sound
    Mute
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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