Among the casualties of the foot and mouth crisis are this years St Partick's Day Parades.
- Title St. Patrick's Day Parade Hit by Foot and Mouth Outbreak
- 1st Broadcast 02/03/2001
- ContributorBryan Dobson (Reporter)
- Clip Duration 00:01:34
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title Paddy's Day Parade on Hold
- Extended description
The decision means disappointment for thousands of participants and spectators alike. In Dublin - which hosts the biggest of the parades - an entire week-end of festivities has been called off. But the organisers say the 1.3 million pounds Festival could still go ahead once the crisis has passed.
The report includes interviews with Shane O'Doherty of Down to Earth Theatre Company who were making costumes for use in the parade.
Maria Moynihan the CEO of the Saint Patrick's Day Festival on the disappointment for all those involved but the determination to hold the festival at a later date.
Paul Gallagher the manager of Buswells Hotel in Dublin talks about the impact of the cancellation on business.
Report from 2 March, 2001 on the cancellation of the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Dublin.
Six One is produced by RTÉ News and broadcasts daily on RTÉ One at 6:01pm. It is co-presented by Sharon Ní Bheoláin and Bryan Dobson.
- Local keywords Health, Foot and Mouth, St. Patricks Day, Festival, Department of Health
- Geographical coverage Dublin, Ireland
- Topic National Holidays, Festivals, Anniversaries, Annual Events
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ One
- Production year 2001
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier BN01/061
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- Language used English (eng)
- Original language English (eng)
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