Eoghan Harris questions the validity of canvassing for votes door to door during elections in Ireland.
- Title Eoghan Harris and Canvassing
- 1st Broadcast 03/06/1997
- ContributorMairéad de Buitléir (Reporter)
- Clip Duration 00:03:50
- Material Type Video
- Series title Agenda
- Clip title "Canvassing is a Hypocritical Practice"
- Extended description
In a report from the series 'Agenda' Eoghan Harris, author and journalist, questions the validity of election canvassing in the modern age when politics is centralised.
Speaking in both Irish and English, he argues that canvassing is hypocritical. The report features black and white archive footage of canvassing from previous elections.
The report ends with Pat and Martina, Fianna Fáil activists canvassing a sheep farmer in the Corr na Mona area of Galway.
The report is subtitled in English.
A report from the Irish language series 'Agenda' questioning the use of canvassing in modern elections.
- Local keywords General Election 1997, Canvassing, Corr na Mona, Eoghan Harris, Galway, The Twelve Bens
- Geographical coverage Corr na Mona, Galway, Ireland
- Genre Factual
- Topic Politics and Economics
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ One
- Production year 1997
- Country of production IRELAND
- Original identifier BX33/008892
- IPR restrictions Rights Reserved - Free Access
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Black and White
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English and Irish
- Original language English (eng)
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