• Short Summary

    AS HIS COUNTRYMEN MOVE TO ELECT A NEW PRESIDENT TOMORROW (1 JUNE), GENERAL AND MADAME DE GAULLE REMAIN IN SECLUSION IN IRELAND.

  • Description

    AS HIS COUNTRYMEN MOVE TO ELECT A NEW PRESIDENT TOMORROW (1 JUNE), GENERAL AND MADAME DE GAULLE REMAIN IN SECLUSION IN IRELAND. THEY HAVE RECENTLY MOVED TO A NEW HOTEL IN CONNEMARA NOT FAR FROM CALWAY BAY.

    THE DE GAULLES CHECKED INTO THE CASHEL HOUSE HOTEL NINE DAYS AGO AFTER SUDDENLY LEAVING THEIR HOLIDAY RETREAT AT SNEEM.

    THEY ARRIVED UNANNOUNCED IN THE IRISH REPUBLIC ON MAY 10 FOR THEIR HOLIDAY. NEWS OF THE VISIT WAS KEPT TOP SECRET UNTIL THE ACTUAL ARRIVAL BY FRENCH MILITARY JET.

    THEY TOOK OVER THE B-GRADE HERON COVE HOTEL AND WERE EXPECTED TO REMAIN THERE FOR ABOUT FIVE WEEKS. THE FORMER PRESIDENT AND HIS WIFE REMAIN IN STRICT SECLUSION, VENTURING OUT UNDER HEAVY POLICE GUARD FOR AN OCCASIONAL SIGHTSEEING TOUR.

    BESEIGING TELEVISION CAMERAMEN AND NEWSMEN ARE ALL KEPT AT ARMS LENGTH BY A HEAVY POLICE SECURITY SCREEN AND ALL PRESS REQUESTS FOR INTERVIEWS HAVE BEEN REFUSED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAV6HQNFF7VZBJ26NEFUWYXVXD
    Media URN:
    VLVAAV6HQNFF7VZBJ26NEFUWYXVXD
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/05/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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