Getting the turkey for Christmas dinner was once far removed from picking up a frozen bird at the local supermarket. Look at the Christmas trade at this country market, where live turkeys are brought to town by donkey and cart and weighed on site.
- Title Buying the Christmas Turkey
- 1st Broadcast 04/12/1964
- Clip Duration 00:02:56
- Material Type Video
- Series title Newsbeat
- Clip title Buying the Christmas Turkey
- Extended description
'Newsbeat' joins housewives selecting turkeys for the Christmas dinner at a country market. The live turkeys are stored in wooden crates and are examined and weighed before being sold.
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'Newsbeat' was a half-hour feature programme which ran on television from Monday to Friday from September 1964 to June 1971. Reporting on stories from around the country, 'Newsbeat' covered affairs of the day with contributions from print journalists and RTÉ news staff.
This report was broadcast 4 December 1964.
- Local keywords Christmas, Turkey, Housewives, Fairs, Market, Festivals, Customs
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Topic National Holidays, Festivals, Anniversaries, Annual Events
- First broadcast channel Telefís Éireann
- Production year 1964
- Country of production IRELAND
- Original identifier P117/00064
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Black and White
- Item sound Mute
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
- Original language English (eng)
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