"This Is The Most Important And Difficult Decision Of My Life"

EXHIBITION : MEMORABLE BUDGETS

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Deputies Jim Kemmy and Joe Sherlock give their reactions to the budget on 'Today Tonight'.

  • Title
    Budget 82
  • 1st Broadcast
    27/01/1982
  • Contributor
    Brian Farell (Presenter)
    Forbes McFall (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:02:27
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    Today Tonight
  • Clip title
    "This Is The Most Important And Difficult Decision Of My Life"
  • Extended description

    Independent TD, Jim Kemmy, and Joe Sherlock from Sinn Féin The Workers Party, give their reactions to the budget on 'Today Tonight'. Sherlock announces that he will be voting against the budget while Kemmy says he will go away to think about one of the hardest decisions of his life.

    Jim Kemmy stated "I am very unhappy about some parts of the budget. I found it very difficult to take", while Joe Sherlock described the budget as "savage".

  • Information

    Review of Election '82 from 'Today Tonight'. Brian Farrell introduces this segment in the studio and Forbes McFall reports from Dáil Eireann.

    'Today Tonight' was a RTÉ current affairs programme with up-to-the-minute coverage of events at home and abroad. 'Today Tonight' was first broadcast on Monday, 6 October, 1980 and ran for 12 years until 1992. Edited by Joe Mulholland, the original presenters included Barry Cowan, Brian Farrell and Olivia O'Leary. 'Today Tonight' aired from Monday to Thursday on RTÉ 1.

  • Local keywords
    Memorable Budgets, Budget, 1982, Jim Kemmy, Joe Sherlock, Brian Farrell, Forbes McFall, Economics, Politics
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Politics and Economics
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    1982
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    96D00141
  • IPR restrictions
    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)
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