Reaction to John Bruton and Bertie Ahern TV Debate

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Early morning commuters give their reaction to the previous night's televised debate between John Bruton and Bertie Ahern.

  • Title
    General Election 1997
  • 1st Broadcast
    06/06/1997
  • Contributor
    Niall Martin (Reporter)
    Aine Lawlor (Presenter)
    David Hanly (Presenter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:05:23
  • Material Type
    Audio
  • Series title
    Morning Ireland
  • Clip title
    Reaction to John Bruton and Bertie Ahern TV Debate
  • Extended description

    The morning after a televised debate between John Bruton and Bertie Ahern reporter Niall Martin got views of early morning commuters in Dublin.

    Sunday Business Post Television critic Emmanuel Kehoe reviews the debate for 'Morning Ireland' and wonders if there is anything else that could be done to the format, "...short of stripping the two men down into g-strings and having them wrestle in a vat of oil".

  • Information

    An item for 'Morning Ireland' on the previous night's televised debate.

    'Morning Ireland' is a breakfast news and current affairs programme broadcasting on RTÉ Radio 1 on weekdays since 1984. Special editions of 'Morning Ireland' are broadcast the weekends of major events. 'Morning Ireland' is Ireland's most listened to radio programme. 

  • Local keywords
    Politics, Elections, Debates, Fianna Fail, Fine Gael, John Bruton, Bertie Ahern, Emmanuel Kehoe
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Politics and Economics
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ Radio One
  • Production year
    1997
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    QCC016611
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item sound
    Stereo
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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