Fine Gael Leader Resigns

EXHIBITION : RTÉ COVERAGE OF GENERAL ELECTIONS

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With Fine Gael winning only 31 seats Michael Noonan is left with little choice but to resign as leader of the party.

  • Title
    Fine Gael Leader Resigns
  • 1st Broadcast
    18/05/2002
  • Contributor
    Charlie Bird (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:05:59
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Fine Gael Leader Resigns
  • Extended description

    "Beyond our worst fears, it has been a seriously bad election result for our party," Michael Noonan tells reporter Charlie Bird on RTÉ's main evening news. With Fine Gael winning only 31 seats, Noonan was left with little choice but to resign as leader of the party and announced his intention during this interview.

  • Information

    A report for the RTÉ Six One News broadcast 18 May 2002.

  • Local keywords
    General Election 2002, Fine Gael, Michael Noonan, Resignation, Election Defeat
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Politics and Economics
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    2002
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    DN02/459
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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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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