In 1969 Bernadette Devlin was elected to Westminster in the Mid-Ulster by-election.
At the age of 21, Bernadette Devlin became the youngest female candidate to be elected to Westminster.
In an interview with RTÉ News, an exhausted Bernadette Devlin tries to articulate her plans following victory in the Mid-Ulster by-election.
My most immediate plan is to get rid of all you press men and get some sleep.
On her plans to sit at Westminster, Devlin states
I have very little time for useless formalities.
When asked what line she will take Devlin replies,
The line that we must have some justice Mr, Wilson please.
An RTÉ News report broadcast on 18 April 1969.