Radio also recorded politicians as they campaigned at public meetings around the country.
- Title General Election 1969
- 1st Broadcast 18/06/1969
- Clip Duration 00:04:50
- Material Type Audio
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title Haughey, Ryan and Dunne Address Voters
- Extended description
Radio also recorded politicians as they campaigned at public meetings around the country. Charles Haughey expresses concern at the "extreme policies of the left-wing intellectuals of the Labour Party".
Richie Ryan tells supporters in Rathmines that "...this latter-day Fianna Fáil party are a bullying intolerant group of blunderers".
Sean Dunne of Labour is concerned with the "utterly heinous record of this government in the matter of housing".
A report for RTÉ News on canvassing during the run up to the 1969 general election.
The photograph accompanying this clip shows Richie Ryan, a Fine Gael candidate in the 1979 elections to the European Parliament, outside Fine Gael's offices in Upper Mount Street, Dublin in March of that year. He was was elected for the constituency of Dublin. This was the first year of elections to the European Parliament.
Richie Ryan was first elected to the Dáil for the constituency of Dublin South-West in a 1959 by-election. He was Minister for Finance and Minister for the Public Service from 1973-1977.
The photographer was Des Gaffney.
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- Local keywords Politics, Elections, Charles Haughey, Richie Ryan, Sean Dunne, Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael, Labour
- Geographical coverage Ireland, Dublin, Rathmines, Ballyfermot
- Topic Politics and Economics
- First broadcast channel Radio Éireann
- Production year 1969
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier AA6185
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- Item type part/extract
- Item sound Mono
- Language used English (eng)
Haughey, Ryan and Dunne Address Voters
Broadcast - 18/06/1969
Clip Length - 00:04:50
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Broadcast - 19/06/1969
Clip Length - 00:03:20
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Broadcast - 13/06/1969
Clip Length - 00:03:45
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Broadcast - 13/06/1969
Clip Length - 00:04:17
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