Preparations In Progress Throughout Ireland

EXHIBITION : PRESIDENT KENNEDY IN IRELAND

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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.

  • Information

    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
  • Topic
    Politics and Economics
  • First broadcast channel
    Telefís Éireann
  • Production year
    1963
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    11D00748
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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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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