Fireworks at Rock of Cashel

EXHIBITION : ST PATRICK'S DAY AS SEEN ON TV

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In 2008, the St Patrick's Day Festival moved its "Skyfest" outside of Dublin for the first time and held the fireworks display at the Rock of Cashel.

  • Title
    Skyfest at the Rock of Cashel
  • 1st Broadcast
    15/03/2008
  • Contributor
    Damien Tiernan (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:00
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Fireworks at Rock of Cashel
  • Extended description

    RTÉ News reports on the largest fireworks display ever held in Ireland. The Skyfest is in Cashel County Tipperary.

    RTÉ reporter Damien Tiernan reports from Cashel with spectacular fireworks co-ordinated to music. Five and a half tonnes of fireworks are used during the 16 minute display. The report shows spectators arriving early and enjoying the display by night.

    Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland and his feast day is celebrated on March 17th.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report on a fireworks display held at the Rock of Cashel as part of the St Patrick's Day celebrations. The report was broadcast 15 March 2008.

    Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland and his feast day is celebrated on March 17th.

  • Local keywords
    St Patricks Day, Skyfest, Rock of Cashel, County Tipperary, Fireworks, Cashel
  • Geographical coverage
    Cashel, County Tipperary, Ireland
  • Topic
    National Holidays, Festivals, Anniversaries, Annual Events
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    2008
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    BN08/075
  • 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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