• Short Summary

    ABOUT 500 NORTHERN IRELAND CIVIL RIGHTS MARCHERS TODAY (SATURDAY) CROSSED THE BORDER INTO THE IRISH REPUBLIC IN THE FIRST MASS MOVEMENT TO THE SOUTH OF THE MILITANT CAMPAIGN SEEKING REFORMS IN NORTHERN IRELAND.

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    ABOUT 500 NORTHERN IRELAND CIVIL RIGHTS MARCHERS TODAY (SATURDAY) CROSSED THE BORDER INTO THE IRISH REPUBLIC IN THE FIRST MASS MOVEMENT TO THE SOUTH OF THE MILITANT CAMPAIGN SEEKING REFORMS IN NORTHERN IRELAND. THE PROTESTORS, CHANTING "ONE MAN, ONE VOTE", CROSSED THE NEUTRAL TERRITORY ON THE BORDER AFTER BEING ADDRESSED BY A MARCH ORGANISER, MR. MICHAEL FARRELL.

    THE MARCHERS ARE DEMANDING A BETTER DEAL FOR CATHOLICS IN THE PROTESTANT NORTHERN IRELAND, AND ARE SEEKING REFORMS FROM PREMIER TERENCE O'NEILL'S PROTESTANT UNIONIST GOVERNMENT IN BELFAST.

    THE DEMONSTRATORS PASSED THROUGH THE TOWN OF DUNDALK WITHOUT INCIDENT, ON A 64-MILEs (100 KMS) MARCH FROM NEERY, COUNTY DOWN, IN NORTHERN IRELAND, TO THE REPUBLICAN CAPITAL DUBLIN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4IZZ5J6JRSG20YJPE8PRM6E9N
    Media URN:
    VLVA4IZZ5J6JRSG20YJPE8PRM6E9N
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/04/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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