Canvassing in Louth

EXHIBITION : RTÉ COVERAGE OF GENERAL ELECTIONS

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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
  • Contributor
    Rodney 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.

  • Information

    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
  • 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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