O'Neill Calls for Respect and Unity

EXHIBITION : NORTHERN IRELAND 1969

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Prime Minister Terence O'Neill gives a speech following the resignation of two government ministers.

  • Title
    O'Neill Calls for Unionist Unity
  • 1st Broadcast
    29/01/1969
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:11
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    O'Neill Calls for Respect and Unity
  • Extended description

    Prime Minister Terence O'Neill gives a speech following the resignation of two government ministers.

    Prime Minister, Terence O'Neill, defends his policies and emphasises the constitutional relationship between Stormont and Westminster. He calls on party members to respect the integrity of the Unionist Party.

    O'Neill states that "party integrity must never be sacrificed even in the interest of party unity." O'Neill says that you cannot put unity before principle and advocates for respect for the party over support.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report in which Prime Minister of Northern Ireland, Terence O'Neill, calls for Unionist Unity on 29 January 1969.

  • Local keywords
    Northern Ireland, 1969, The Troubles, Stormont, Terence O'Neill, Unionist Party
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland, Belfast
  • Topic
    Wars and Conflict
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1969
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    N456/0069K
  • 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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