Broadcasting Ban Lifted

Broadcasting Ban Lifted

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Details

Location

Various

Year

1994

Source

BBC NI

Format

Beta, video

colour

Length

03min 10sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

BBC NI

Rights Holder

BBC NI

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Description

The lifting of the Broadcasting Ban in the Republic of Ireland and later Northern Ireland in 1994 allowed Sinn Fein members access to the media.

Shot List

View of House of Commons. Scenes at Ballygawley shooting and Enniskillen bomb. Still of Home Secretary Douglas Hurd MP speaking in the House of Commons in October 1988 when the broadcasting ban was implemented Broadcasting restrictions affected IRA, INLA, Sinn Fein, UVF, UFF and UDA. Interior of news room. Protest - banner - 'End Censorship Now'. Gerry Adams in America.

Credits

Inside Ulster. Reporter - Devlin

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