• Short Summary

    THE NORTHERN IRELAND GOVERNMENT IS TAKING STRINGENT MEASURES THIS WEEKEND TO PREVENT TROUBLE BY REPUBLICAN SUPPORTER AT AN EASTER RISING PARADE IN BELFAST TOMORROW (SUNDAY).

  • Description

    THE NORTHERN IRELAND GOVERNMENT IS TAKING STRINGENT MEASURES THIS WEEKEND TO PREVENT TROUBLE BY REPUBLICAN SUPPORTER AT AN EASTER RISING PARADE IN BELFAST TOMORROW (SUNDAY).

    THE BELFAST PARADE IS BEING HELD A WEEK LATER THAN THE PARADES IN DUBLIN. IT IS BEING HELD IN AN AREA OF THE CITY WHERE THE POPULATION IS LARGELY IN SUPPORT OF IRISH REPUBLICANISM.

    ON THE MAIN ROAD LINKING BELFAST AND THE REPUBLICAN CAPITAL, DUBLIN, CUSTOMS CHECKS HAVE BEEN INTENSIFIED, AND MEN STATIONED AT BORDER CONTROLS HAVE BEEN HEAVILY ARMED.

    AT KILLED, ON THE BORDER, ALL VEHICLES APPROACHING BELFAST HAVE BEEN STOPPED AND THEIR DRIVERS QUESTIONED. AN ARMOURED CAR HAS BEEN STANDING BY.

    THE RAIL SERVICE BETWEEN THE TWO CITIES HAS BEEN CANCELLED DURING THE WEEKEND. SCORES OF PEOPLE FROM THE SOUTH HAD BEEN EXPECTED TO TRAVEL ON THE DUBLIN-BELFAST EXPRESS FOR TOMORROW'S PARADE.

    THIRTEEN THOUSAND POLICEMEN IN NORTHERN IRELAND ARE ON DUTY. IN LONELY COUNTRY AREAS WHERE MINOR ROADWAY CROSS THE BORDER ARMOURED CARS HAVE BEEN PATROLLING. IN ADDITION, BRITISH TROOPS AND POLICE ARE STANDING BY.

    IT IS FEARED THERE WILL BE UGLY CLASHES IN BELFAST TOMORROW. THE PARADE OF THE REPUBLICAN SUPPORTERS COINCIDES WITH A RIVAL PARADE BEING BELD BY EXTREME PROTESTANT ELEMENTS IN SUPPORT OF ENGLISH RULE.

    THE EASTERN UPRISING CELEBRATIONS MARK THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REBELLION IN DUBLIN AGAINST ENGLISH RULE IN IRELAND.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3J7DI1434GFVWS8VGG2K8SI63
    Media URN:
    VLVA3J7DI1434GFVWS8VGG2K8SI63
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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