On 31 August 1994, the IRA declared a "complete cessation" of violence. The RTÉ Newsroom received a cassette and a written message from the IRA confirming the details of the ceasefire.
- Title IRA Announce Ceasefire
- 1st Broadcast 31/08/1994
- ContributorCharlie Bird (Reporter)
- Clip Duration 00:02:21
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title IRA Announce Complete Cessation of Violence
- Extended description
RTÉ News reports on the announcement of an IRA ceasefire. Reporter Charlie Bird was handed a copy of a statement from the IRA and a cassette tape.
The report features Charlie Bird on the telephone reading from the statement which announces a ceasefire from midnight and includes extracts from the recording of the IRA spokesperson.
RTÉ news was used as the means for the IRA to announce a ceasefire on the 31 August 1994.
- Local keywords IRA, Irish Republican Army, Northern Ireland, Ceasefire, Troubles, RTÉ, Broadcasting,
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Topic The Media
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ One
- Production year 1994
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier BN94/243
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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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