Thousands of Loyalists March on Stormont

EXHIBITION : CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT 1968-69

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As the parliament meets at Stormont to debate the Cameron Report, thousands of loyalists join Ian Paisley in a protest outside.

  • Title
    Paisley Protest at Stormont Opening
  • 1st Broadcast
    30/09/1969
  • Clip Duration
    00:02:52
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Thousands of Loyalists March on Stormont
  • Extended description

    The crowd chant for former Minister of Home Affairs, William Craig, who appears briefly on the balcony to wave.
    The report shows the crowd singing 'The Sash My Father Wore' as they yield union jack flags. One loyalist is pictured holding a defamatory placard about Bernadette Devlin and another in support of protestants.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report from Stormont featuring unionist marchers.
    This report was broadcast on 30 September 1969.

  • Local keywords
    Civil Rights Movement, Northern Ireland, 1969, Cameron Report, Cameron Commission, Ian Paisley, Stormont, William Craig
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland, Belfast
  • Topic
    Wars and Conflict
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1969
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    N4247/0069A
  • 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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