Threats at the Currie Home

EXHIBITION : CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT 1968-69

About this Item

Annita Currie, wife of Nationalist MP Austin Currie, describes the intimidation and threats of violence that she has been subjected to at her home in Donaghmore, Tyrone.

  • Title
    Interview with Annita Currie
  • 1st Broadcast
    05/12/1968
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:25
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Threats at the Currie Home
  • Extended description

    Annita describes how a group of men arrived at her house, the previous Wednesday, looking to challenge her husband. As Annita was alone at home, she did not open the door and the men began thumping on the door. When she telephoned the police, the men left. Annita was since offered police protection.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report in which Annita Currie describes the intimidation that she and her family have faced.

    This report was broadcast on 5 December 1968.

  • Local keywords
    Civil Rights Movement, Northern Ireland, 1968, Annita Currie, Civil Rights
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Wars and Conflict
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1968
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    N2134/0068L
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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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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