Handwritten News Report from RTÉ Belfast

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Handwritten News Report 31 August 1985
Handwritten News Report 31 August 1985

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A handwritten news report by Gary Honeyford about the killing of a RUC officer in Co. Down.

  • Title
    Handwritten News Report
  • Production Year
    1985
  • Contributor
    Gary 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.

  • Information

    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
  • Topic
    The Media
  • Broadcast date
    31/08/1985
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
  • Rights terms and conditions

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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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Handwritten News Report from RTÉ Belfast

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