King Baudouin of Belgium is persuaded to try the game of hurling.
- Title King Baudouin Plays Hurling
- 1st Broadcast 17/05/1968
- Clip Duration 00:01:07
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title King of Belgium Plays Hurling
- Extended description
King Baudouin of Belgium, on a visit to Ireland in 1968. It is traditional for dignitaries who call on the President at Áras an Uachtaráin to plant a tree in the grounds.
King Badouin is given some instruction by Taoiseach Jack Lynch, a five-time All-Ireland Hurling Championship winner. President de Valera also offers advice, while Queen Fabiola and Sile Bean de Valera look on.
Note: This clip is mute.
A RTÉ News report on the final day of a visit of King Baudouin and Queen Fabiola of Belgium to Ireland. On a visit to the President of Ireland King Baudouin was persuaded to try hurling.
This report is from RTÉ News broadcast on 17 May 1968
- Local keywords King Baudouin, Belgium, Royal Visit, Áras an Uachtaráin, Photographers, Tree Planting, Hurling, GAA, Jack Lynch, Queen Fabiola, Sile Bean de Valera, Eamon de Valera, State Visit
- Geographical coverage Dublin, Ireland
- Genre News
- Topic Arts and Culture
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1968
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier N2836/0068B
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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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Clip Length - 00:01:07