Radio Free Derry

EXHIBITION : NORTHERN IRELAND 1969

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Eamonn McCann talks to Tom McCaughren about Radio Free Derry broadcasting again.

  • Title
    Eamonn McCann on Radio Free Derry
  • 1st Broadcast
    18/08/1969
  • Contributor
    Tom McCaughren (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:00:59
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Radio Free Derry
  • Extended description

    Eamonn McCann talks to Tom McCaughren about Radio Free Derry broadcasting again.

    Radio Free Derry will go back on air at midnight tonight. The station will provide local news bulletins and assist with coordinating activities in the area. The station had gone off the air due to technical problems and difficulties in moving the transmitter after each broadcast. The station is now located in a fixed spot behind the barricades and has a transmission range of up to 30 miles.

  • Information

    RTÉ News speaks to Eamonn McCann about Radio Free Derry broadcast on 21 August 1969.

  • Local keywords
    Northern Ireland 1969, August 1969, Radio Free Derry, Eamonn McCann, Tom McCaughren, Broadcasting, Radio Station
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland, Derry
  • Topic
    Wars and Conflict
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1969
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    N3604/0069D
  • 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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