Gifts and Texting on Valentine's Day

EXHIBITION : VALENTINES DAY

About this Item

A RTÉ News report looking at the changing patterns of consumption and commercialisation around Valentine's Day.

  • Title
    Time Running Out for Messages of Love
  • 1st Broadcast
    14/02/2001
  • Contributor
    Colm O'Callaghan (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:32
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Gifts and Texting on Valentine's Day
  • Extended description

    Colm O’Callaghan reports on the changing patterns of commercialisation around Valentine’s Day with more and more men now receiving gifts. Mobile phone companies are also noticing an increase in text message activity on Valentine’s Day as well as a growing amount of mobile shopping.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report broadcast on Valentine's Day, 2001.

  • Local keywords
    Valentine's Day, St. Valentine, Colm O'Callaghan
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    National Holidays, Festivals, Anniversaries, Annual Events
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    2001
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    BN01/045
  • 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)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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