Election Agent Describes Haughey's Accident

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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

    Election agent for Charles J. Haughey, Patrick O'Connor, reads a statement outlining Haughey's accident on budget day.

    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.

  • Information

    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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    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)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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