Loyalist protesters and civil rights marchers gather in Armagh and are separated by a RUC cordon.
- Title Civil Rights and Loyalists Demonstrations
- 1st Broadcast 30/11/1968
- Clip Duration 00:03:47
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title "It would be quite unsafe to allow you people to go any further"
- Extended description
A RUC inspector halts the civil rights march, advising that it would be unsafe for it to proceed. At either side of the RUC barrier, loyalist Ian Paisley and civil rights campaigner Ivan Cooper address their respective supporters.
Cooper addresses the crowds saying that the civil rights movement will continue its activities until such time that every town and village has civil rights in terms of housing allocation, employment, and suffrage. Civil rights stewards keep some young protesters in check.
A RTÉ News clip on the civil rights and loyalist demonstrations in Armagh.
This news clip was broadcast on 30 November 1968 and is partially mute.
- Local keywords Civil Rights Movement, Civil Rights, Loyalist, Armagh, RUC, Ian Paisley, Ivan Cooper
- Geographical coverage Ireland, Northern Ireland, Armagh
- Topic Wars and Conflict
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1968
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier N2128/0068A
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Black and White
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
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Broadcast - 29/11/1968
Clip Length - 00:00:26
"It would be quite unsafe to allow you people to go any further"
Broadcast - 30/11/1968
Clip Length - 00:03:47
All Quiet in Armagh After Demonstrations
Broadcast - 01/12/1968
Clip Length - 00:00:20
Cardinal Thanks Civil Rights Demonstrators
Broadcast - 01/12/1968
Clip Length - 00:00:53
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Broadcast - 02/12/1968
Clip Length - 00:00:34