Rodney Rice joins candidates campaigning in County Louth and finds that the voters are somewhat sceptical about the promises being made by the politicians.
- Title General Election 1973
- 1st Broadcast 1973
- ContributorRodney Rice (Reporter)
- Clip Duration 00:05:40
- Material Type Audio
- Series title Here and Now
- Clip title Canvassing in Louth
- Extended description
Louth Constituency Profile - Rodney Rice discuss various issues including housing, inflation and security with Bridie O'Rourke, Fine Gael, Paddy Donegan, Fine Gael and Pádraig Faulkner Fianna Fail. Rodney Rice also includes voter opinions.
The photograph accompanying this clip shows Pádraig Faulkner addressing his party's Ard Fheis in the RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin on 20 February 1971. RTÉ Television's current affairs programme '7 Days' broadcast a special programme on this conference on 21 February. An article on the conference appeared in the RTÉ Guide of 19 February 1971.
The photographer was Tom Holton. © RTÉ Stills Library 2029/040
- Local keywords Bridie O'Rourke, Paddy Donegan, Pádraig Faulkner, Joe Farrell, Politics, Elections, Fianna Fail, Fine Gael, Labour, Debates
- Geographical coverage Ireland, Louth
- Topic Politics and Economics
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1973
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier AA5939
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- Item type part/extract
- Item sound Mono
- Language used English (eng)
Canvassing in Louth
Broadcast - 1973
Clip Length - 00:05:40
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