Eamon Gilmore at the age of 22 appears on RTÉ News during a protest over student grants .
- Title Eamon Gilmore Protests
- 1st Broadcast 06/12/1977
- ContributorEamon Gilmore
- Clip Duration 00:01:17
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title Eamon Gilmore Protests for Better Student Grants
- Extended description
This RTÉ News report from 1977 features an interview with Eamon Gilmore, President of the Union of Students in Ireland, on inadequate student grants.
Gilmore served as President of the Union of Students in Ireland from 1976 to 1978. He went on to become a trade union spokesman before establishing a career in politics.
Eamon Gilmore has been a member of the Workers Party, the Democratic Left and is currently leader of the Labour Party and holds the position as Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, as part of the Fine Gael/Labour coalition government.
This RTÉ News report was broadcast on 6 December 1977 and features a 22 year old Eamon Gilmore voicing his grievances over the level of student grants.
- Local keywords Eamon Gilmore, Union of Students in Ireland, RTÉ News, Fame, Politics
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Topic Arts and Culture
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ One
- Production year 1977
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier 07D00191
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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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