Less than a week to go before President Kennedy arrives in Ireland and preparations are well and truly underway.
- Title Preparations for Kennedy Visit to Ireland
- 1st Broadcast 20/06/1963
- Clip Duration 00:01:20
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title Preparations In Progress Throughout Ireland
- Extended description
Preparations underway around the country for the visit of President Kennedy.
This report shows the US Ambassador, Matthew McCloskey, the Minister for Justice, Charles Haughey and Garda Commissioner Costigan as they arrive by helicopter at Collins Barracks in Cork.
In New Ross, Co. Wexford, shop fronts are cleaned and painted, and paving stones are laid.
The footage also shows the US government's radio air force plane "Talking Bird" at Dublin Airport.
Telefís Éireann report from 20 June 1963 showing preparations underway around Ireland for the visit of President Kennedy.
- Local keywords JFK, President Kennedy, John F Kennedy, Matthew McCloskey, Charles Haughey, Commissioner Costigan
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Genre News
- Topic Politics and Economics
- First broadcast channel Telefís Éireann
- Production year 1963
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier 11D00748
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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)
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