Ireland's Most Romantic Elderly Couple

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St Valentine's Day celebrations, the most romantic couple in Ireland and a protest for marriage equality by the support group Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender.

  • Title
    St. Valentine’s Day Celebrations
  • 1st Broadcast
    14/02/2009
  • Contributor
    Aisling Bastable (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:32
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Ireland's Most Romantic Elderly Couple
  • Extended description

    RTÉ News reports on St Valentine's Day. Agnes and Michael Doyle from Finglas Dublin are shown as they won a competition to be Ireland's most romantic elderly couple. They have been married for 55 years and are interviewed on the secret to a happy marriage.

    This report also features a demonstration by Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) calling for marriage equality for all.
    Paul Kelly of LGBT outlines the aim of the demonstration.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report broadcast on St Valentine's Day 14 February 2009.

  • Local keywords
    Valentine's Day, Agnes Doyle, Michael Doyle, Romance, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Paul Kelly, Aisling Bastable
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    National Holidays, Festivals, Anniversaries, Annual Events
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    2009
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    BN09/045
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    16:9 (widescreen)
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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