"Just Dying to See Everybody"

EXHIBITION : CHRISTMAS TV PAST

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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
  • Contributor
    Jim 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.

  • Information

    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
  • 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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