Belfast Water Supply Reduced

EXHIBITION : NORTHERN IRELAND 1969

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More than half the houses in Belfast are without water as a result of an explosion at a water supply area.

  • Title
    Belfast Water Supply Reduced
  • 1st Broadcast
    24/04/1969
  • Contributor
    Don McManus (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:45
  • Material Type
    Audio
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Belfast Water Supply Reduced
  • Extended description

    More than half the houses in Belfast are without water as a result of an explosion at a water supply area.

    Don McManus reports that the reduced supply has serious health implications for the city and its residents. The police have a lead on who is responsible but nobody has been charged to date.

  • Information

    RTÉ News reports on the reduced water supply in Belfast as a result of the bombing broadcast on 24 April 1969.

    The photograph accompanying this clip shows RTÉ reporter Don McManus.

    © RTÉ Stills Library 0041/073

  • Local keywords
    Northern Ireland 1969, Growing Tension, Don McManus, Belfast, Water Supply, Bombing, Water Shortage
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland, Belfast
  • Topic
    Wars and Conflict
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1969
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    QNX002190
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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