When Garret Fitzgerald used the train as his mode of transport at the start of his campaign, it reflected the poor state of the Irish economy and the party coffers.
- Title Garret Fitzgerald Takes the Train
- 1st Broadcast 12/11/1982
- ContributorTom McSweeney (Reporter)
- Clip Duration 00:03:51
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title Garret Takes The Train
- Extended description
The leader of the Fine Gael party Garret Fitzgerald is shown taking a scheduled train to Cork city, appearing on local radio and greeting the people of Cork.
The canvassing continues in Tralee, County Kerry where the Fine Gael members encounter Dick Spring leader of the Labour Party and his party faithful. The campaign then moves to Limerick city where the canvassing continues on the city streets.
A RTÉ news report featuring Fine Gael leader Garret Fitzgerald canvassing in advance of the November 1982 general election.
- Local keywords General Election November 1982, Garret Fitzgerald, Fine Gael, Dick Spring, Tralee, County Kerry, Canvassing, Campaigning, Cork, Juliana, Prinses, Labour Party, General Election
- Geographical coverage Cork, Tralee, Limerick, Ireland
- Topic Politics and Economics
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ One
- Production year 1982
- Country of production IRELAND
- Original identifier N316/0082A
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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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