Pope John Paul ll visited Ireland from 29 September to 1 October 1979. RTÉ Radio and Television provided comprehensive coverage of the visit
- Title Papal Visit to Ireland
- 1st Broadcast 29/09/1979
- ContributorBrian Farrell (Commentator)
- Clip Duration 00:01:59
- Material Type Video
- Clip title Pope John Paul II Visits Ireland
- Extended description
Pope John Paul II arrives at Dublin Airport on 29 September 1979. The Pope descends the stairs from the plane and bends to kiss the tarmac. President Patrick Hillery welcomes the Pope. Brian Farrell describes the scenes at the airport as the crowds await the arrival of the Pope.
Pope John Paul II visited Ireland from 29 September to 1 October 1979. RTÉ provided comprehensive coverage of the visit on radio and television.
- Local keywords RTÉ, Broadcasts, Papal Visit, Dublin Airport, Aer Lingus, Pope John Paul II, Patrick Hillery, Religion, Catholic Church, 1970s
- Geographical coverage Dublin, Ireland
- Topic The Media
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ One
- Production year 1979
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier 97D01759
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Colour
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
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