Newly elected TD Tony Gregory outlines the problems in his constituency.
- Title Tony Gregory
- 1st Broadcast 26/02/1982
- ContributorEamonn O Muiri (Presenter)
Mairead Ni Eithir (Reporter)
- Clip Duration 00:05:01
- Material Type Video
- Series title Féach
- Clip title Tony Gregory
- Extended description
Tony Gregory was elected as an independent TD for the first time in February 1982. He immediately came to national attention when he brokered what would become known as the "Gregory Deal" with Fianna Fáil leader Charles Haughey. In return for Gregory's support for the Government, Haughey promised a massive cash injection for Gregory's north inner city constituency.
Days after the election results, RTÉ's 'Féach' programme went to visit Tony Gregory in his constituency where the new TD outlined some of the problems in this, one of the poorest areas of the country.
Unemployment can be up to 50% of the male population in some areas in the constituency. Lack of investment in housing is also a serious problem. The films shows the decaying state of Sherriff Street and the surrounding area.
A report from the bilingual series 'Féach' on newly elected independent TD Tony Gregory.
The Irish language current affairs series Féach reported on national and international events and was broadcast from 1967 to 1984.
- Local keywords Gregory deal, Independent TD, Dublin North Central constituency, General Election 1982, Poverty, Housing, Unemployment, Sherriff Street
- Geographical coverage Dublin, Ireland
- Genre Factual
- Topic Politics and Economics
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ One
- Production year 1982
- Country of production IRELAND
- Original identifier P101/00082
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Colour
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used Irish (gle)
- Original language Irish (gle)
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