Newry Canal

Newry Canal

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Details

Location

Newry

Year

1980

Source

BBC NI

Format

film

colour

Length

04min 29sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

BBC NI

Rights Holder

BBC NI

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Description

A news item on the decline in the Newry Canal and attempts to clean it up.

Shot List

00:00-00:40 General views of Newry canal. This was the ship canal between the town and Carlingford Lough. It is no longer in use and has become an eyesore. 00:41-01:38 John Donnelly together with Warrenpoint councillor, Jim McCart, are trying to get the canal cleaned up. 01:40-02:09 The canal is particularly bad in the town centre area. 02:10-02:56 The Newry and Mourne District Council Spokesman says that they are not responsible for the upkeep of the canal. 02:57-04:29 Donnelly calls for preservation of one still open part of the canal. End. 

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