Irish emigrants returning home to the regional, Knock Airport to be with their families for Christmas.
- Title Knock Airport at Christmas
- 1st Broadcast 21/12/1990
- ContributorJim Fahy (Reporter)
- Clip Duration 00:02:06
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title "Just Dying to See Everybody"
- Extended description
RTÉ News reports on Irish emigrants returning home to Knock Airport to be with their families for Christmas. The majority of the emigrants are employed in Britain where it is becoming difficult to find jobs.
A mother states her anger at the governemt which has forced the brains of Ireland to emigrate and in some cases to sleep rough in London.
A RTÉ News report from Knock airport broadcast 21 December 1990.
- Local keywords Knock Airport, Christmas, Emigration, County Mayo, Recession
- Geographical coverage Knock, Mayo, Ireland
- Topic National Holidays, Festivals, Anniversaries, Annual Events
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ One
- Production year 1990
- Country of production IRELAND
- Original identifier BN90/355
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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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