Coverage of First Week of Election Campaign

EXHIBITION : RTÉ COVERAGE OF GENERAL ELECTIONS

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Nearly 40 years after television first covered a general election, the sheer scale on which Irish politics was now being reported is obvious from this report for 'The Week in Politics'.

  • Title
    Coverage of First Week of Election Campaign
  • 1st Broadcast
    05/05/2002
  • Contributor
    Sinead Crowley (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:03:35
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    The Week in Politics
  • Clip title
    Coverage of First Week of Election Campaign
  • Extended description

    Reporter Sinead Crowley looks back at the first week of the 2002 General Election Campaign. Politicians are shown canvassing nationwide and attending press conferences with their parties.

    Politicians included in the report are Taoiseach Bertie Ahern, Michael Noonan, Mary Harney, Ruairi Quinn, Michael McDowell, Alan Dukes, Padraig Flynn, Jim McDaid and Joe Costello all from various parties.

  • Information

    A report from 'The Week in Politics' on the first week of campaigning in the 2002 general election. The series 'The Week in Politics' looks back at the political week using interviews and discussions with ministers and politicians.

  • Local keywords
    General Election 2002, Bertie Ahern, Michael Noonan, Mary Harney, Fine Gael, Progressive Democrats, Michael McDowell, Alan Dukes, Padraig Flynn, Jim McDaid, Joe Costello, Fianna Fáil, Ruairí Quinn, Labour Party
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Politics and Economics
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    2002
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    DX61/00920
  • 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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