Tricolour Carried in Easter Parade

EXHIBITION : NORTHERN IRELAND 1969

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An Easter 1916 commemoration parade defies a police order not to display the tricolour over the last 400 yards of the route in Derry city centre.

  • Title
    Tricolour Carried in Easter Parade
  • 1st Broadcast
    06/04/1969
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:20
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Tricolour Carried in Easter Parade
  • Extended description

    An Easter 1916 commemoration parade defies a police order not to display the tricolour over the last 400 yards of the route in Derry city centre.

    Some participants chant "SS RUC", while others sing the Irish national anthem. In Guildhall Square, Leo Coyle reads the Proclamation of 1916, which is followed by cheers and applause from supporters.

  • Information

    RTÉ News reports on the Derry Easter Parade of 1969 broadcast on 6 April 1969.

  • Local keywords
    Northern Ireland 1969, Growing Tension, Easter 1916, Commemoration, Derry, Londonderry, Guildhall Square, Leo Coyle, Proclamation
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland, Derry
  • Topic
    Wars and Conflict
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1969
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    N1562/0069B
  • 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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