Belfast Burns

EXHIBITION : NORTHERN IRELAND 1969

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British troops take up positions while many buildings continue to burn.

  • Title
    Vast Areas in Ruins
  • 1st Broadcast
    16/08/1969
  • Clip Duration
    00:02:47
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Belfast Burns
  • Extended description

    British troops take up positions while many buildings continue to burn.

    Smoke billows into the sky as buildings continue to burn. Troops and residents look on.  Local residents supply British soldiers with tea. Troops are pictured patrolling the streets and standing guard beside a barbed-wire barricade.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report broadcast on 16 August 1969.

  • Local keywords
    Northern Ireland 1969, August 1969, Belfast, British Troops, Barricade
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland, Belfast
  • Topic
    Wars and Conflict
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1969
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    N3602/0069A
  • 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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