Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave admits defeat in the 1977 general election and that there will be a new government.
- Title Election '77 Special
- 1st Broadcast 17/06/1977
- ContributorBrian Farrell (Presenter)
- Clip Duration 00:01:52
- Material Type Video
- Series title The Politics Programme
- Clip title Cosgrave Concedes
- Extended description
During the election results programme 'Election '77 Special' the Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave appears live on television to concede there will be a new government.
Brian Farrell interrupts an interview with Michael O'Leary to go live to the Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave of the Fine Gael party.
The Taoiseach's early acceptance of defeat in the election was reflected by the nature of the results, with Fianna Fáil taking 84 seats, Fine Gael 43 seats and Labour 17.
An extract from the results programme 'Election '77 Special' for the 1977 general election.
- Local keywords General Election 1977, Liam Cograve, Taoiseach, Fine Gael, Defeat
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Genre News
- Topic Politics and Economics
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1977
- Country of production IRELAND
- Original identifier A90/261
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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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