Minister for Health William Morgan also quit in the wake of Faulkner's resignation, putting further pressure on Captain O'Neill.
- Title Morgan Resigns as Minister for Health
- 1st Broadcast 26/01/1969
- Clip Duration 00:02:45
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title "The Country is Far More Important than Any One Man"
- Extended description
Here he speaks about why he resigned and whether Captain O'Neill can survive in light of the growing number of resignations.Morgan argues that the country is more important than any leader or one man.
As with Faulkner, Morgan says that the establishment of the Cameron commission was one of the main reasons for his resignation and feels that the RUC should not be brought before any enquiry.
A RTÉ News report in which William Morgan talks his resignation broadcast on 26 January 1969.
- Local keywords Northern Ireland, 1969, The Troubles, Stormont, William Morgan, Brian Faulkner, Terence O'Neill, Cameron Commission
- Geographical coverage Ireland, Belfast
- Topic Wars and Conflict
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1969
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier DLX/00628
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Black and White
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
Brian Faulkner Resigns
Broadcast - 24/01/1969
Clip Length - 00:02:33
"The Country is Far More Important than Any One Man"
Broadcast - 26/01/1969
Clip Length - 00:02:45
O'Neill Calls for Respect and Unity
Broadcast - 29/01/1969
Clip Length - 00:01:11
"There is a Massive Split Now on the Question of Leadership"
Broadcast - 31/01/1969
Clip Length - 00:04:07
Paisley Looks to Morgan for Leadership
Broadcast - 31/01/1969
Clip Length - 00:00:32