History Behind St. Valentine’s Day

EXHIBITION : VALENTINES DAY

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Reporter, Joe Little, finds out how some people spend St. Valentine’s Day, the feast day of the Patron Saint of young people and of love.

  • Title
    History Behind St. Valentine’s Day
  • 1st Broadcast
    14/02/2003
  • Contributor
    Joe Little (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:43
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    History Behind St. Valentine’s Day
  • Extended description

    Reporter, Joe Little, finds out how some people spend St. Valentine’s Day and visits the relics of St. Valentine at Whitefriars Church, Dublin. Children express their views on Valentine’s Day and a blessing of wedding and engagement rings takes place.

  • Information

    RTÉ News report on Valentine's Day from 14 February 2003.

  • Local keywords
    Valentine's Day, St. Valentine, Joe Little, Whitefriars Church
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    National Holidays, Festivals, Anniversaries, Annual Events
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    2003
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    BN03/045
  • 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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