Jack Lynch Campaigns Across The Country

EXHIBITION : RTÉ COVERAGE OF GENERAL ELECTIONS

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For three days news cameras follow Jack Lynch on his campaign tour of the country in the build up to the 1977 general election.

  • Title
    Jack Lynch Campaigns
  • 1st Broadcast
    09/06/1977
  • Contributor
    Dermot Mullane (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:05:06
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Jack Lynch Campaigns Across The Country
  • Extended description

    RTÉ News followed Jack Lynch for three days as he covers over a thousand miles campaigning for the 1977 general election.

    Meeting the people, he discusses the price of fish fingers and appeals to the thousands of young people who would be voting for the first time since the voting age had been reduced to 18. He visits Dun Laoghaire County Dublin, Mouthrath and Kenmare in County Kerry.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report on Jack Lynch's campaign leading up to the 1977 general election.

  • Local keywords
    General Election 1977, Campaigning, Mountrath, Kenmare, County Kerry, Dun Laoghaire, Inflation, Fish fingers, Fianna Fáil, Jack Lynch
  • Geographical coverage
    Mounrtath, Kenmare, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland
  • Topic
    Politics and Economics
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1977
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    N160/0077D
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    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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