Party Manifestos for Election

EXHIBITION : NORTHERN IRELAND 1969

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Barry Linnane reports on the launch of the Unionist Party manifesto and on press conferences held by Terence O'Neill, Sam Napier of the Northern Ireland Labour Party and Ian Paisley.

  • Title
    Three Parties Launch Manifestos
  • 1st Broadcast
    14/02/1969
  • Contributor
    Barry Linnane (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:04:29
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Party Manifestos for Election
  • Extended description

    Barry Linnane reports on the launch of the Unionist Party manifesto and on press conferences held by Terence O'Neill, Sam Napier of the Northern Ireland Labour Party and Ian Paisley.

    O'Neill had described the Unionist Party manifesto as a declaration of principle. He said that the Unionist Party believed in an Ulster in which "the rights and obligations of all citizens would be recognised".
     

    Paisley points the finger at O'Neill as the person responsible for "bringing Ulster to the crossroads".

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report by Barry Linnane featuring Terence O'Neill, Sam Napier and Ian Paisley broadcast on 14 February 1969.

  • Local keywords
    Northern Ireland, 1969, The Troubles, Stormont, Election, Terence O'Neill, Ian Paisley, Barry Linnane, Sam Napier, Northern Ireland Labour Party, Manifestos
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland, Belfast
  • Topic
    Wars and Conflict
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1969
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    N742/0069D
  • 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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