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
- ContributorJohn 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.
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
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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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Clip Length - 00:04:50
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Broadcast - 19/06/1969
Clip Length - 00:03:20
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