"You Are Supposed To Give Baby Jesus a Love"

EXHIBITION : CHRISTMAS TV PAST

About this Item

Primary school children give their version of the birth of Jesus and sing some Christmas songs.

  • Title
    Children Tell Christmas Story
  • 1st Broadcast
    24/12/1986
  • Contributor
    Siobhan Cleary (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:03:37
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    Evening Extra
  • Clip title
    "You Are Supposed To Give Baby Jesus a Love"
  • Extended description

    A report from 'Evening Extra' from Siobhan Cleary who listens as primary school children in various costumes sing Christmas carols and give their versions of the Nativity story. They sing 'Jingle Bells' , 'Rudolph' and 'Away in a Manger'. Two children claim that Joseph, Mary, the wise men and the shepherds are all Jesus' cousins.

  • Information

    An item from the RTÉ series 'Evening Extra' which was broadcast in 1986 and 1987.

    This report was broadcast 24 December 1986.

  • Local keywords
    Stanhope Street School, Primary school, Christmas carols, Jingle Bells, The Nativity, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Away in a Manger
  • Geographical coverage
    Dublin, Ireland
  • Topic
    National Holidays, Festivals, Anniversaries, Annual Events
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    1986
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    P434/00086
  • 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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