Stamp Out Line Dancing in the Parades

EXHIBITION : ST PATRICK'S DAY AS SEEN ON TV

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Dustin the Turkey isn't impressed by the line dancing craze sweeping the St Patrick's Day parades.

  • Title
    Line Dancing in St Patrick's Day Parades
  • 1st Broadcast
    17/03/1995
  • Contributor
    Sean Whelan (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:56
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Stamp Out Line Dancing in the Parades
  • Extended description

    Sean Whelan reports on the line dancing craze sweeping the nation. Line dancers appeared in many parades in 1995. Whelan asks a shopkeeper why. People "like to get dressed up and they like to get into all the gear," he is told.

    Another expert on the subject, Dustin the Turkey, says that St Patrick would be turning in his grave. He appeals to viewers to support the campaign SOLD: Stamp Out Line Dancing.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report on line dancing by Sean Whelan.

  • Local keywords
    St Patrick's Day, Parades, Line dancing, Country music, Dustin the Turkey, Sean Whelan, RTÉ News
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    National Holidays, Festivals, Anniversaries, Annual Events
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    1995
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    BN95/076
  • 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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