Ringsend Pub Poet Reacts To Budget

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Joe Little visits Minister for Finance Ruairí Quinn's constituency to gauge reaction to the budget. One drinker in a Ringsend pub is inspired to poetry.

  • Title
    Reaction To Budget In Quinn's Constituency
  • 1st Broadcast
    08/02/1995
  • Contributor
    Joe Little (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:00:58
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Ringsend Pub Poet Reacts To Budget
  • Extended description

    Joe Little visits Minister for Finance Ruairí Quinn's constituency to gauge reaction to the budget. One drinker in a Ringsend pub is inspired to poetry.

    In Ringsend in south-east Dublin, reaction was mixed and one of the drinkers and a constituent of Ruari Quinn even broke into poetry in a local pub.

    The poem ends with the line "...Please God, Bring Back Bertie Ahern".

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report from a pub in Ringsend, Dublin on 8 February, 1995.

  • Local keywords
    Memorable Budgets, 1995, Budget, Ruari Quinn, Joe Little, Ringsend, Economics, Politics
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland, Dublin
  • Topic
    Politics and Economics
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1995
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    BN95/039
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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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