A handwritten news report by Gary Honeyford about the killing of a RUC officer in Co. Down.
- Title Handwritten News Report
- Production Year 1985
- ContributorGary Honeyford (reporter)
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- Material Type Document
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title Handwritten News Report from RTÉ Belfast
- Extended description
Here is a handwritten news report by Gary Honeyford for RTÉ Belfast about the killing of RUC officer Martin Vance. The 33-year-old inspector was shot dead by the IRA outside his home in Crossgar, Co. Down.
Honeyford describes the killing and how the gunmen made their escape. He says that Vance's wife and child were home at the time but it's not yet clear where Vance was coming from.
This document is part of the RTÉ Archives document collection.
Digital image from original notebook page, 1 page.
A RTÉ news report from Belfast, broadcast on 31 August 1985.
- Local keywords Communications, Media, News, Troubles, Martin Vance, RUC, IRA, Document, Documents
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Genre Factual
- Topic The Media
- Broadcast date 31/08/1985
- Country of production Ireland
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Colour
- Language used English (eng)
- Original language English (eng)