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
- ContributorDon McManus (Reporter)
- Clip Duration 00:01:45
- Material Type Audio
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title Belfast Water Supply Reduced
- Extended description
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.
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.
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- 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
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- Item type part/extract
- Item sound Mono
- Language used English (eng)
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Belfast Water Supply Reduced
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Clip Length - 00:01:45
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