Election agent for Charles J. Haughey, Patrick O'Connor, reads a statement outlining Haughey's accident on budget day.
- Title Haughey Accident Statement by Agent
- 1st Broadcast 11/05/1970
- Clip Duration 00:00:48
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title Election Agent Describes Haughey's Accident
- Extended description
O'Connor describes how Haughey was unconscious for a period following the fall and was taken to the Mater Hospital. Mr. Haughey was suffering from a fractured skull with torn right ear drum, a broken collarbone, and a fracture on one of the bones in his back. While Haughey is making a recovery, he is still suffering from post-concussion, headache and vertigo.
A RTÉ News report from 11 May 1970 in which Patrick O'Connor provides a report on the recovery of Charles Haughey following his horse riding accident.
- Local keywords Memorable Budgets, Budget, 1970, Charles Haughey, Patrick O'Connor, Economics, Politics
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Topic Politics and Economics
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1970
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier N131/0070D
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Black and White
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
- Original language English (eng)
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