Haughey, Ryan and Dunne Address Voters

EXHIBITION : RTÉ COVERAGE OF GENERAL ELECTIONS

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Radio also recorded politicians as they campaigned at public meetings around the country.

  • Title
    General Election 1969
  • 1st Broadcast
    00/06/1969
  • 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".

  • Information

    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.

    © RTÉ Stills Library 2165/078

     

  • 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
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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