Reaction To The Five Per Cent On Golf Balls

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Reactions from around the country to the 1980 budget, including the 300% increase in duty on soft drinks and 5% on golf balls.

  • Title
    Reactions To Budget Around The Country
  • 1st Broadcast
    28/02/1980
  • Contributor
    Brendan O'Brien (Reporter)
    Kevin O'Connor (Reporter)
    Jim Fahy (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:03:32
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Reaction To The Five Per Cent On Golf Balls
  • Extended description

    Reactions from around the country to the 1980 budget, including the 300% increase in duty on soft drinks and 5% on golf balls.

    The people of Cork woke up this morning to the headlines of yesterday's budget. This included stiff increases in the cost of excise duty on cars. The price of alcohol and soft drinks, which were already at surprising levels for tourists, according to hoteliers, has also gone up.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report from Cork showing the reaction to the measures introduced in budget 1980.

  • Local keywords
    Memorable Budgets, 1980, Budget, Brendan O'Brien, Kevin O'Connor, Jim Fahy, Economics, Politics
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Politics and Economics
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1980
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    N59/0080F
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    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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