Tunney Promises Mother He Will Do Something About Rates

EXHIBITION : RTÉ COVERAGE OF GENERAL ELECTIONS

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Jim Tunney is elected in Dublin North West and promises the nation and his mother that he and the Fianna Fáil party will do something about rates.

  • Title
    General Election 1969
  • 1st Broadcast
    19/06/1969
  • Contributor
    John O'Donoghue (Presenter)
    Rodney Rice (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:03:20
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Clip title
    Tunney Promises Mother He Will Do Something About Rates
  • Extended description

    This clip from the RTÉ General Election 1969 results programme shows how viewers were kept up to date on incoming results by the teleprinter. The studio discussion is interrupted as the programme goes live to the Bolton Street count centre where Jim Tunney is elected for Dublin North West.

    The studio panel features Garret Fitzgerald a future Taoiseach (Prime Minister), Brendan Halligan and Ted Nealon.

  • Information

    This extract is from 'General Election 1969' a results programme following the counts from around the country. Viewers were kept up to date on incoming results by a teleprinter and a panel discussing the implications of seats won and lost.

  • Local keywords
    General Election 1969, Garret Fitzgerald, Teleprinter, Proportional Representation, Jim Tunney, Fianna Fáil, Rates, Brendan Halligan
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Politics and Economics
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1969
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    96D/00069
  • 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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