Reaction to the Euro

EXHIBITION : BEING EUROPEAN

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The reaction among people in Dublin to the introduction of the Euro currency.

  • Title
    Views on the Introduction of Euro
  • 1st Broadcast
    02/01/2002
  • Contributor
    Michael O'Kane (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:45
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Reaction to the Euro
  • Extended description

    A RTÉ News report on reactions to the Euro currency which was introduced in Ireland on 2 January 2002.

    While most had a positive experience of the change over, there was some confusion.

    A Dublin cafe owner, a public phone user, a busker and a taxi driver talk about the currency changeover. Phillip Hamell of the Euro Changeover Board also discusses the EURO and notes that patience is required during the transition period.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report by Michael O'Kane on reactions to the Euro currency on the day of it was introduced in Ireland on 2 January 2002.

  • Local keywords
    Euro currency, Dublin, Grafton Street, Euro Changeover Board, Philip Hamell, Vox Pop, Buskers, Price List, Being European, European, Nationality, Citizenship, Europe
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Society and Social Issues
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    2002
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    BN02/002
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    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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