"The Country is Far More Important than Any One Man"

EXHIBITION : NORTHERN IRELAND 1969

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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

    Minister for Health William Morgan also quit in the wake of Faulkner's resignation, putting further pressure on Captain O'Neill.

    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.

  • Information

    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
  • 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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