Capt. Terence O'Neill on 12th of July 1965 in Ballymena

Capt. Terence O'Neill on 12th of July 1965 in Ballymena

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Details

Location

Ballymena

Year

1965

Date

12/07/1965

Length

07min 13sec

Audio

sound

Format

16mm transfer to video

black and white

Source

Digitised as part of the UTV Archive Partnership Project (ITV, Northern Ireland Screen and PRONI)

Courtesy

Department for Communities, ITV, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, UTV Archive

Rights Holder

ITV

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Description

On the 12th of July 1965, in Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Brookeborough's successor, Captain Terence O'Neill, gave a speech in which he expressed the hope that ' the Orange Order will alwasy be used as a force for positive Protestantism which makes sure that a man does his own duty to God and country before he citicizes any other'. 

His speech at Ballymena demonstration took place only few months after O'Neill's controversial meeting with Irish Taoiseach Sean Lemass.

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