Paddy's Day Parade on Hold

EXHIBITION : ST PATRICK'S DAY AS SEEN ON TV

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Among the casulaties of the foot and mouth crisis are this years St Particks Day Parades.

  • Title
    St. Patrick's Day Parade Hit by Foot and Mouth Outbreak
  • 1st Broadcast
    02/03/2001
  • Contributor
    Bryan Dobson (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:34
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Paddy's Day Parade on Hold
  • Extended description

    Among the casulaties of the foot and mouth crisis are this years St Partick's Day Parades. 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 festivites 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.

  • Information

    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
  • 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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