In 2008, RTÉ moved to new offices in Belfast after almost forty years in their previous premises. The new facilities were opened by the Taoiseach, Brian Cowen, Northern Ireland First Minister, Peter Robinson, and Deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness.
- Title RTÉ Moves to New Belfast Offices
- 1st Broadcast 02/07/2008
- ContributorMichael Fisher (Reporter)
- Clip Duration 00:01:25
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title New Belfast Offices for RTÉ
- Extended description
Michael Fisher reports on the opening of new Belfast offices by RTÉ. After almost forty years RTÉ moved premises from Fanum House to the Centre Point building.The report shows archive footage of Bloody Friday which was shot from the roof of Fanum House in 1972.
The news offices are opened jointly by the Taoiseach, Brian Cowen, Northern Ireland First Minister, Peter Robinson, and Deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness. Brian Cowen quips, "I always new that the licence fee was put to good use."
Mary Finan Chairman of the RTÉ Authority speaking at the event expressed her hopes the digital transmission will allow more viewers in Northern Ireland have access to RTÉ broadcasts.
- Local keywords Television, Broadcasting, Belfast, RTÉ, Brian Cowen, Peter Robinson, Martin McGuinness, Mary Finan
- Geographical coverage Belfast, Ireland
- Genre News
- Topic The Media
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ One
- Production year 2008
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier BN08/184
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- Language used English (eng)
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