Reactions from people on the streets of Dublin following a "yes" vote in a referendum for Ireland to join the EEC.
- Title Reaction On Decision to Join the EEC
- 1st Broadcast 12/05/1972
- ContributorJohn Howard (Reporter)
- Clip Duration 00:01:25
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title Dubliner's Reactions to Joining the EEC
- Extended description
RTÉ News gets the reactions from people on the streets of Dublin following Ireland's decision to join the EEC by voting yes in a referendum.
On the 10 May 1972 a referendum was held asking Irish people to vote on Ireland becoming a member of the EEC. The result was an overwhelming victory for the yes vote. A referendum had to be held to allow an amendment to the Irish constitution.
Ireland became a full member of the EEC in 1973.
A RTÉ News report by John Howard gets reaction to the result of the 1972 referendum on joining the EEC.
This report was broadcast on 12 May 1972.
- Local keywords EEC, European Economic Community, Ireland, Dublin, Referendum, Irish Constitution, Vox Pop, Being European, European, Nationality, Citizenship, Europe
- Geographical coverage Ireland, Europe
- Genre News
- Topic Society and Social Issues
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1972
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier N133/0072D
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Black and White
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
- Original language English (eng)
Dubliner's Reactions to Joining the EEC
Broadcast - 12/05/1972
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