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Series Title:
The Troubles:
Programme Title:
Part 1: Conquest
Description:
Opening scenes are of parts of Belfast as it is in 1981 with a talk over introduction to the current "civil disorder". History in these streets is called upon to justify grievances". Look at British influence in Ireland now and look for several centuries, today has its problems in the British conquest of Ireland. For Ireland invaders brought influences from (MISSING), Danes etc. these merged with Catholicism to produced Gaelic Ireland. Today the Catholic church is still predominant religion in Ireland. Facts and figures given. The reformation spread over Europe including England. Professor J. Plumb (Cambridge University) explains Ireland importance strategically. Tudors,Henry VIII and Elizabeth I want to crush Gaelic Ireland. Map used to explain the spreading of the ''Pale'' but Ulster was still Gaelic and rebellious, Ulstermen defeated and in 1607 the Flight of the Earls led to Plantation of Ulster by Loyalist Protestant from England and Scotland. Professor explains. New settlers influences discussed everything about them was different. A.T.Q. Stewart (Queens University, Belfast) explains, they were mostly Anglicans and Presbyterians. Film of Northern Ireland Church Service today, Religion was main source of division between settlers and Native Irish. Attacks in 1641 on settlers raised rumours of ''murderous Papists'' exerts from writings of time in England, Dr. Stewart (QUB) explains atmosphere created of seige. After English Civil War, Cromwell came to Ireland on Protestant crusade to reconquer Ireland. Galway Professor explains role English Garrisons built.

In Drogheda and Wexford Catholic civilians were slaughtered, clip from Cromwell's writings explains, Irish people today still remember Cromwell, many recall ''to hell or Connaught''. When James II suceeded Cromwell, Irish Catholics hoped to get their land back and roll back plantation, but in England, William III of Holland forced James out, he arrived in Ireland and in 1689 led Seige to Derry for fifteen weeks. Professor Stewart (QUB) explains it's significance, Protestant mythology. Film of Loyal parade today (1981). ON July 1st 1690 William defeats James at the Boyne River, Ireland's future is settled for future with Protestant triumph and ascendancy. Significance today explained by Dr Stewart. Orange marchers today are a reminder to Catholics today of their defeat three hundred years ago. Protestants introduced Penal Laws against Roman Catholics and Presbyterians, no voting, no holding office, no priests allowed, no land owning, no inheritance. Film explains reduction of Catholic land owners and the Catholic Church was driven underground. Galway Professor explains, then Professor L. McCafferty (Loyda University, Chicago). Growth of Protestant ascendary through absent Land Lords. English drained Ireland's resources. Professor J. Plumb explains. Irish resentment festered in 1798 united Irishmen put down ferociously with ten thousand or more Irish killed. Wolfe Tone of 1798 became a modern Republican hero. Film clip of Gerry Adams at Tone's grave. Ascendancy make Colonial Dublin look like London but on Land population grew from three million to eight million between 1760 and 1840, all depended on the potato to survive. Dr. Stewart (QUB) explains origin of the Famine in 1845. Effects of famine on people detailed with one million people dying. British Government tried to fail to cope with tradegy by 1849, the land was depopulated enveloped by a bitter memory. People recall stories past down. Suspicion of genocide. Galway Professor comments, two million emigrated during famine. Population today is half of what it was in 1840. Land now still owned by absentee Landlords. Evictions common, Land League formed to fight for tenants rights, still photos of 1880 eviction. Charles S. Parnell led Land League and as Westminster MP holding balance of power, forced Gladstone to introduce reforms. Professor L. McCafferty comments (Loyola University, Chicago). By 1913 social issues being sorted couldn't stop the advance of Nationalism. 1913 Docks strike, led by James Connolly. Old film and Connolly's writings. Galway Professor on his idea of Workers Republic. In Countryside dream of Gaelic Ireland spured Nationalist ideals, there also existed the Fenian tradition. 1915 film of O'Donovan Rossa funeral with Pearce oration. With England in WWI, then armed force tradition erupted at Easter 1916. Film of Dublin Old rebels recall mustering. Film of aftermath. After five days rebels surrendered, their aim was to rouse the conscience of the Irish People, Pearce's declaration read. Galway Professor on Sovereign Republic aims of rebels, 1916 was the beginning of the end of British rule in twenty six counties.
Type of Programme:
Documentary
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Thu 1st Jan 1981
Duration: minutes
54 mins
DVD No.
D00260
Tape No.
1
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
11



Series Title:
The Troubles
Programme Title:
Part 3: Partition
Description:
Opening scene of British patrol through derelict Belfast streets in 1981. In 1920 all of Ireland was in UK but most of it was in open rebellion led by the IRA, four thousand IRA held in internment camps for their attacks. Contemporary film of British patrol in Cork in November 1920. Tans burnt down Cork centre in reprisal. Civilian and fireman recall, with film clip in background. British Liberal opinion outraged. Asquith comments. Tan recalls with pride, homes burnt throughout Ireland. In May 1921, IRA destroyed British local government centre. British military options reduced. Lloyd George (British PM) proposed political solution of two Irish parliaments. In May 1921 Unionist elect their Protestant Unionist parliament. Dr Stewart explains Protestant pride, but one third of Northern Ireland population was Catholic Nationalist. King George V makes conciliatory speech. Galway Professor and Dr Charles Townsend explains why trace was expected by IRA and British. Film of DaValera and Downing Street. By 5 December George uses ultimatum. Dr Townsend and Galway Professor explains two letters gesture. Film of signed treaty and M.Collins "what have I got for Ireland", civilians give opinions on treaty. L.George got what he wanted, treaty led to Irish Civil War within Republicanism. Professors comment on L.George's triumph. British begin to withdraw, contemporary film clip. Solution gives stability not permanence says Dr Townsend. Dail Eirean splits lead to civils war, at four courts the first bitter shots, brothers fought brothers. Contemporary film, Galway Professor says southern intensity turned inwards meant Northern Republicans now were isolated. Dr Stewart comments on Northern Ireland government problem of its dissident minority who withheld consent. Film of sectarian fighting, law and order, economics began strain on Northern Ireland. July 1920-1922 two hundred and fifty Catholics, one hundred and fifty Protestants killed in clashes. Northern Ireland had bitterly divided society.
Type of Programme:
Documentary
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Thu 1st Jan 1981
Duration: minutes
22 mins
DVD No.
D00270
Tape No.
9
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
12



Series Title:
The Troubles
Programme Title:
Part 2: Rising
Description:
Opening comments give statistics of first ten years of the troubles, "a problem that has (MISSING) solution". Contemporary film of Dublin in 1990 with a religious breakdown of POPs numbers. In 1903 Edward 7, welcome by Protestant Unionists, but not by Irish Catholics. Comments on nationality by locals with contemporary film clips, at Westminster in 1886 Gladstone needed support of Parnell's Irish MPs to form government. Galway Professor comments on Gladstone's conversion to Home Rule. Dr Stewart (Queens University Belfast Professor) gives Irish Protestants position on Home Rule. Lithographs of Orange demostrations with comment by elderly Orangemen. Profile of Belfast as an industrial city with a sectarian problem, map of religious breakdown of districts. Every decade has seen sectarian riots since 1886. 6th February, 1911, King George I opens Parliament but Asquith needed Irish MP's to gain power, then price was Home Rule, but in Ulster the Orange Order mobilised fifty thousand men for Lord E. Carsons anti-home rule cause. Conservative Bannar Law suuported Carson, including use of violence. Dr. C. Townend (Keele University) explains with film clips of the time, then Indian Summer of the British Empire. September 1912 Belfast, Loyalists led by Carson sign a covenant to stay British, people remember signing some with blood. In 1912 the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) formed. Dr. Stewart explains film of UVF drilling. In the South Nationalists believed UVF was a bluff, Galway Professor explains. Prime Minister Asquith tried to get a solution, both sides build up forces but British Officer at the Curragh threatened to resign. Dr Townsend explains the effect of this and arrival of UVF guns in Larne in April 1914. Dr Stewart summarises Carson and Craig's plans with Galway Professor giving Southern view, where the Irish Volunteers hand landed fifteen hundred rifles but European War probably prevented civil war, now Carson offered UVF to fight for Britain. Dr. Stewart explains Unionists fears. By 1916 WWI was deadlocked. Film of Somme Battle and role of thirty sixth Division (UVF), old soldiers recall battles effects with film clips. Southern Irish also fought in WWI for Britain, Galway Professor explains John Redmond's hopes. By 1915 Ireland seemed loyal but Republicans planned rebellion. The funeral of O' Donovan Rossa saw them give a show of strength. Pearce gave an anti-British oration. Galway Professor gives logic of force, explanation. At Easter 1916, Pearce's revolt lasts six days, three thousand five hundred arrested. Dublin civilians were hostile, men recalls being spat on. Four hundred killed, two thousand, five hundred injured. Dublin Centre ruined. Executions begin on May 3rd. Dubliners recall the cities changing atmosphere as executions continue. Easter rebels had become martyrs. By 1917 internees released by Britain, Dublin welcomes them in joy, people recall with old film clips. Republicans now had upper hand over Home Rulers. 1917 convention failed. Dr Stewart explains unmovable Unionist postion and Sinn Fein wouldn't attend. Sinn Fein (SF) began to win by-elections, when British wanted to bring conscription to Ireland, most Nationalists opinion was with Sinn Fein against it. People recall. In general election of 1918 Sinn Fein won seventy eight seats in Ireland and set up their own Irish Parliament (the Dail). Dr. Stewart explains. Dail Eireann meets and declares Irish Republic. Michael Collins as Minister of Finance, organises civil service. Film clip of British coersion. Government of Ireland Act offered two parliaments. Map explains Northern position. Dr Stewart explains Carson reluctance to accept this ''supreme sacrifice''. Galway Professor gives Southern view of Republicans. Dail organises the IRA as it's army to wage a guerilla war. Old IRA men recall their tactics. By 1920 fifty five RIC killed, English ex-servicemen recruited as auxiliaries or ''Black and Tans''. Old recruits recall in interviews. By October 1920 two thousand had joined. Film clip of patrol at war with IRA flying columnist, Auxilary recalls ambush, then IRA men stories. Tans began reprisals on economic targets like creameries and civilians, people recall Tans actions like case September 1920 in Balbriggan. Film clip of families fleeing 25th October 1920. Terence McSweeney (Sinn Fein) dies on hunger strike after seventy four days, his cork funeral was massive publicity effort, old film shown. Film of confrontation in Dublin. British Secret Service Unit '' the cairo gang'' wiped out. IRA man recalls killing of Captain Bennett and Lt. Aimes, twelve in total killed. Tans kill twelve people at Dublin GAA match reprisal. British opinion shocked. Cabinet will to fight fading military solution didn?t seem possible.
Type of Programme:
Documentary
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Thu 1st Jan 1981
Duration: minutes
54 mins
DVD No.
D00270
Tape No.
256A
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
13



Series Title:
The Troubles
Programme Title:
Part 6: Rebellion
Description:
Opening scenes of derelict Belfast with commenting on National aspirations of Northern Ireland's two communities. Fifteen years ago Protestants ascendancy seemed secure but events would lead to a Catholic rebellion. In July 1966 British Queen Elizabeth II visited Northern Ireland it reassured Protestant Unionists of their British link, at an Orange demonstration Unionist PM speaks on his role to maintain this link. Film of Orange march, and the Protestant RUC and B Specials drilling. The Special Powers Act provided legal back-up to any means of repression thought fit, economics were however shaky and when T.O'Neill meet the Sean Lemass (southern government) and Presbyterians discussed ecumenism, Protestant Unionist felt endangered. Paisley led march through Catholic markets area. Film clip. In 1966 Unionist celebrated the battle of the somme. Roman Catholics, the Easter Rising in 1916 in Dublin. As the UVF murdered two Catholics, O'Neill spoke on the dangers of violence. Film of Paisley sermon condemning O'Neill and liberals. Within then Unionist disquiet grew about O'Neill's social reforms. Chichester Clark gives interview on subject. Paisley articulates Protestant fears in Orange demonstration speech, but Northern Ireland's Roman Catholic's were disadvantaged, commentary explains discrimination used and political gerrymandering. Then Fintona housing scandal drew attention to the housing discrimination. Austin Currie (Nationalist MP) gives interview, then Civil Rights Association (CRA) was formed and began marching for reforms. Film of 5th October 1968 CRA march in Derry being attacked by RUC, showed the world the situatio have and increased the CRA's profile amongst Nationalists as a way to get change. In Belfast in November 1968 students stopped by Paisley demonstration. Film clip of Paisley speech. Student sit down protest cleared by RUC. T.O'Neill goes on TV to appeal for calm, but he looked weak to Protestants. In November 1968 a CRA march in Derry is addressed by Ivan Cooper. Film of his speech, on 6th December 1968 another Unionist crisis meeting. The People's Democracy, comprised mainly of university students, held a march from Belfast to Derry over 4 days beginning on 1st January 1969. At Burntollet, outside of Derry, the march was blocked by Loyalists, student leader explains his view. On 4th day at Burntollet, RUC D.I. Hood warns students of waiting Loyalists. Film clip shows the many attackers, some of whom were believed to be off-duty, 'B-Specials' (reserve police - Ulster Special Constabulary). Student made it to Derry but polarisation in Northern Ireland increased, in Derry that night, then RUC went on a sectarian rampage in the Catholic Bogside. On 11th January 1969 a CIRA March is blocked in Newry. Kevin Boyle addresses CRA crowd. RUC man says no more marching will be allowed on their route, student anger grows. Film clip of attacks on RUC roadblock, violence at a CRA for the first time. Paisley's reaction was to stand for election in a speech he announces this prospect. Film of Paisley demonstration in Belfast. In March and April the UVF bombed water installations, O'Neill got the blame. On 25th April 1969 he resigned. Film of his speech on his aims. Unionists elected Major James Chichester-Clark. Film clip. On 8th August 1969 he meets J. Callaghan (British Home Secretary) who wants Orange marches banned, but Apprentice boys march in Derry goes ahead. Film clip. In Roman Catholic Bogside in Derry barricades built to keep out RUC. Film clip of John Hume pleading peace and RUC men throwing stones. Film of escalating rioting and injured plus Bernadette Devlin (MP) interview on anti-RUC statement. RUC attacks on Bogside barricades had become major battle. Film clip of RUC in retreat. Petrol bombs and CS gas used. Chichester Clark (Prime Minister) gives TV statement, he bring in eight thousand five hundred B. Specials, this further inflames situation. Film clip of Derry youths preparing petrol bombs. By afternoon British Troops called in, riots spread to Belfast where Protestant (MISSING) killed eight Roman Catholics, fifteen hundred Roman Catholic and three hundred and fifty Protestant families left their homes. On August 15th 1969 troops arrive back in Belfast. Civil war had been averted. Film clip. From now on the British Government was linked to Northern Ireland's future. Roman Catholic civilians and troops enjoyed a honeymoon period. I. Freeland (British General) comments. On 27th August 1969, James Callaghan visits Derry. Film clip of him meeting John Hume and his address to crowd from upstairs window. In Belfast, then army was to build a peace line, film of John McKeague on Loyalist side dismantling barricade but the army saw the subtitles of Belfast's sectarian geography. Film clip of General Ian Freeland talking to locals and bemused British soldier getting lecture from local. On August 22nd 1969 the B. Specials had to surrender their arms. Paisley speech voices Protestant fears. On the Shankill, Protestants riot and shoot at the army. Film report of gun battle in which one RUC man and two civilans were killed and sixty six injured. Army forced on with arms searches in both Protestant and Catholic areas. The Provisional IRA had formed, a riot in Ballymurphy estate in Belfast. Film. By 1970 the PIRA bombed city centres in economic targetting. Fim reports on damage. June 1970, Unionist Prime Minister allows Orange Marches. Film of parade in East Belfast passing Roman Catholic area. Rioting spreads across Belfast. Film reports. Reg Maudling (British Home Secretary) arrives in Northern Ireland and introduces stricter coersion. On 4th July 1970 the army begins thirty six hour curfew in lower falls Roman Catholic area, one hundred guns found, but civilian life badly disrupted. Film interview with housewifes and clash between locals, a Roman Catholic priest and British troops. On 3rd February 1971 the same searches caused violence in Clonard area. Film report of angry woman insulting British troops. Catholic disaffection complete. At Stormont in 1971 Protestants demand internment of Republicans, British refused at this time, and J. Chichester-Clark (Prime Minister) resigned to be followed by Brian Faulkner. Film clip of his interview on firm law and order policy. But in Derry the British shot dead two civilian rioters. Film clip of intense attacks on troops, then PIRA killed six and used two hundred and twenty bombs in six months, Faulkner now got internment, on August 8th 1971 the army swooped solely on Republicans. Film of riots and Faulkner press conference. Then Catholic backlash was furious. Film of burnt buildings and province wide violence in which twenty two died.

In Ardoyne Protestants left and burnt their homes to prevent Roman Catholics getting into them, two hundred houses gutted, seven thousand refugees, fifteen hundred people interned but 75% released by end of year. Joe Cahill (PIRA Chief) gives Belfast interview on minor loses. Army gives views on efforts of internment. Ill-treatment of internees proved in European Courts. Nationalists begin rent and rates strike and set up separate assembly in Dungiven. Film of John Humes address, then bomb blast in Belfast centre, forty one soldiers, sixty six civilians killed, many injured, in next four months. Film of car bomb blast and explosion injuring firemen in Belfast. On 6th September 1971 Paisley addresses Loyalist rally with threats to Ireland. Hume, Curries and Devlin's on 22nd January 1972 CRA marchers including John Hume are stopped by Army/RUC at Magilligan Strand, Co. Derry. Film clip of John Hume's discussion with British Officer. One week later on 30th January 1972 another CRA march from the Bogside into Derry City is stopped by the army, then rioting erupts and as British Paratroopers enter the Bogside, thirteen civilians shot dead, thirteen injured. This became known as Bloody Sunday. Film of unfolding events, includes initial riot, Paratroopers going in and pictures of local priest, Fr. Ed. Daly with white handkerchief, escorting dead and injured civilians to ambulances. Interview with Fr. E. Daly on what he witnessed then Lt. Col. Derek Wilford on the British Army's point of view, he claims to have hit three gunmen and has no worries about the operation. Then Widgery Inquiry conclusion differs with Derry coroner who called it ''unadulterated murder'', all the dead were shot in the back. World opinion lamblasted Britain, the introduction of direct rule was an immediate result of this day's policy failure.

(NB - Intervention and Rebellions use similar film clips in each Programme.)
Type of Programme:
Documentary
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Thu 1st Jan 1981
Duration: minutes
80 mins
DVD No.
D00290
Tape No.
10
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
14



Series Title:
The Troubles
Programme Title:
Part 7: Deadlock
Description:
Opening scenes of Army tank on Belfast's streets and commentary on political aspirations of both communities, now deadlocked. In Derry one week after Bloody Sunday, the funerals of Derry's dead, Nationalist Ireland feeling grief and rage. British policy last creditability. Seven die in Aldershot HQ of paramilitaries bomb, three hundred and eighty-one bombs fifty-six deaths over next six months, Republican violence escalated, new Loyalist organisation Ulster Vanguard backed by the UDA is lead by William Craig film clip of his speech. Britain now couldn't let things drift, Faulkner position now untenable, he resigns and direct rule begins. Fifty years of Unionist rule ends. Unionist demonstrations in protest in Belfast, one hundred and ninety thousand people attend. William Craig's address. Film clip of Unionists singing British anthem. New Northern Ireland Secretary, William Whitelaw comments on Vanguard threats. Film of UDA men at recruiting centres for Vanguard. Film of UDA men marching past Catholic Unity Flats area. Sectarian murders increase. Belfast and Derry IRA men operate no-go area and IRA/British truce broke down over housing issue in Lenadon in Belfast. Film report on ensuing violence and gunbattle between Nationalists and the British Army. Then UDA begins barricading and patrolling it's areas, whole areas succeeding from the state, clips of four big explosions July 1972 Bloody Friday, IRA bombs kill nine civilians, one hundred and thirty injured, gory film of body parts lifted with shovels unto trolleys. Dawn ten days later, Operation Motorman clears barricades in Republican and Loyalist areas. Film clip of army operation, General Sir R. Ford interview, then British Government in March 1973 tried for political solution through Sunningdale Agreement. Paisley outlines his objections, July 1973 election, Ulster Unionist Party split but with SDLP and Alliance, an Executive is formed in December 1973, power sharing allows four Catholics in Government. The Council of Ireland dimension causes problems for B. Faulkner, Loyalists objected and Paisley interview expresses this. Police called in as ''Demon Doctor'' disrupts business. Faulkner interview on situation. In January 1974 military called in eighteen Loyalists including Paisley ejected. Paisley comments outside Stormont during scuffles. Paisley tells reporter to go back to England. Hugh Smith's (PUP) comments, Faulkner literature burned. In March 1974 election all Unionist MP's at Westminister opposed Sunningdale. Paisley speech to crowd calls on Faulkner to go. In May 1974 Protestant workers led by UDA directed by Ulster Workers Council (UWC) paralyse N. Ireland life. Merlyn Rees (Northern Ireland Secretary) interview then UDA's Glen Barr on will of Ulster people. Film of thirteen days strike. Army move into petrol stations, power workers pull out. UWC conference leaves all aspects of power to the army, this was impossible. Faulkner on 28th May 1974 offers dialogue with strikers, Rees refused and Faulkner resigns. Merlyn Rees views given in film clip. Reflections of (MISSING), Unionist residue undiminished. Divisions too deep here for compromise. Queens University, Belfast Professor, Dr. Stewart denies religion is prime source of conflict, then Glen Barr (UDA) comments on situation. Rees begins more talks but nothing happens, problem remains. Roy Mason (Northern Ireland Secretary) talks over he wants tough security and economic development, next Humphrey Atkins takes over his effort was talks about talks, all sought political solutions. Dr. Stewart on problems for politicians. Thatcher (British Leader) meets the Republic's Prime Minister, Charles Haughey. Glen Barr (UDA) wants no Dublin/London influence, just an Ulster identity. In Ulster Loyalists were considering independence if British dumped them, like 1912 again. They demand a British identity to avoid entering a Catholic United Ireland. In September 1979, Pope John Paul visits Ireland. Film clip. In Republic, Professor L. McCafferty of Loyola Chicago profiles Southern Catholic ethos and what that looks like to Ulster Protestants. Film of Pope condemnation of violence in Drogheda in 1979. Film of Orange March with commentary on what it all means to Protestants and Catholics. Dr. Stewart calls it an inherited thing, he explains, with background of riot film from Derry - the Saturday matinee, a ritual event. University College Professor comments on violence, Dr. Stewart rejects notion of mindless violence, also comments from Professor Plumb of Cambridge. Film of bomb attack in London, not knew either. Birmingham pub bombs increased public's anger and the new British Terror laws tighten repression. Army intelligence states PIRA violence will continue with British presence in Ireland. Galway Professor comments on distinction between aims and methods. Problems of normal justice methods discussed. July trials suspended in 1973. In 1979 torture methods admitted by state in prisons political status recognised this, but from April 1976 this was removed. Blanket protest becomes Dirty protest, film clips of prisoners demanded political status, this protest becomes the Hunger Strike, like 1920 fast of Terence McSweeney. Prisoner interview on status, this strike ends in confused compromise. Then battle here is propaganda. Profile of this argument laid on role of British Army. It's counter insurgency techniques no use to squaddie on the ground. Dr Charles Townsend explains army's role as inappropriate. It's an army which cannot behave like an army. Film of army footpatrols with commentary on Britain's attitude to Ireland, violence is not a cause but a symptom of political failure. ''Eight hundred years of failure have come to this''. Dr. C. Townsend
Type of Programme:
Documentary
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Thu 1st Jan 1981
Duration: minutes
59 mins
DVD No.
D00300
Tape No.
2
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
15



Series Title:
The Troubles
Programme Title:
Part 4: Legacy
Description:
From O'Neil's 1966 crossroads speech to August 1969 and British Army troops arrival examined; with archive film clips. Opening film of opening by George V of Northern Ireland parliament, then Glen Barr (Ulster Political Research Group), i.e. the Ulster Defence Association political wing, comments why Loyalists were happy to avoid a United Ireland. Then Michael Farrell (Queens University Belfast research fellow) gives Nationalist perspective of Northern State, it's anti-Catholic programs and discrimination. Film of Lord Londonderry Garden party, the Unionist leadership in attendance. New election system, proportional representation was to give Roman Catholics proper representation now one third of Council give allegation to Southern Government. Glen Barr on Unionist fears they would have to be controlled. M. Farrell gives Nationalist view on Unionist Government, following eighteen dead in Derry riots, sectarian violence against Roman Catholics in Belfast. Roman Catholic survivors recall RUC murder gang, including killing of five McMahon's in Belfast. Between 1920-1922, four hundred and fifty killed, two thirds were Catholics, ten thousand Catholics lost their jobs, five hundred Roman Catholic businesses wrecked. Glen Barr gives Protestant views of Pograms. M. Farrell says Pogram tolerated by Unionist Government and participated in by RUC, the B. Specials an entirely Protestant auxilary force formed, with Special powers get to allow Police powers to do anything. Glen Barr comments, rebuffed by M. Farrell, Nationalists had no legal road to change. Omagh September 1924 Unionists demonstration, film now PR elections abolished. Twenty five Roman Catholic Councils reduced to two. Lord Craigavon, film on British connection. In 1920's politics parochial, but in slums of Belfast depression of 1930's hit hard. Civilians recall working conditions and poor health of children and disease (TB) in workplaces. No progress in housing or sanitation, shipbulding in trouble in 1931, one in four unemployed. Indignant hunger marches began, civilians recall sight, Unionists bring police into Belfast as briefly Protestant and Catholic poor riot together in 1932. Movie tone camera film. Marchers recall ramage. Old film clips. Roman Catholic church called rioters communist and Unionist called Roman Catholics Republican troublemakers. Glen Barr explains movement division effects. Craigavon speech ''a Protestant Government for a Protestant People'' Basil Brooke attack Catholics, Orange leader says ''Protestants should employ Protestants. More sectarian riots occurred in Belfast, civilians recall fighting. Government called in British army to restore peace. Film clip, eleven killed and five hundred homes destroyed. M. Farrell comments on 1935 pogrom and now Roman Catholics felt outsider in their own country. Funeral of Lord Carson film clip. In 1939 WWII, Craigavon enters war. 1941 film of German raid on Belfast, survivors recall devastation, one thousand killed, fifty thousand homes wrecked. In 1943 US troops arrive, film of 1945 German U-boats surrender, Churchill praises Northern Ireland. 1953 Elizabeth II arrives in Northern Ireland. The South of Ireland declares itself a Republic, Ireland Act of 1949 passed comments, Northern Ireland to Britain but segregration everywhere, commntator explains, civilians tell about segregation, including Bernadette Devlin. Segregration was also in Education, then communities had two different culture zones, the Orange Order permeated the Protestant community. M. Farrell explains Roman Catholics objections to intergrated education, then Glen Barr view. Film of Northern Ireland School Children whose indoctrinization assured the voting pattern. M. Farrell on Roman Catholics in 1955 voting for Sinn Fein men as IRA had revived it's military campaign in 1956. Film of attacks but although nineteen people killed it failed, Glenn Barr comments. In the RUC one in nine was Roman Catholics all armed. Film clip of B. Specials getting arms, former Specials recall motives in interviews. National civilians give their feelings towards RUC. In 1932 Stormont opened the civil service was also totally Protestant, thirty six Roman Catholics out of five hundred posts. Discrimination against Roman Catholics was widespread, G. Barr defends discrimination. M. Farrell on entrenched discrimination, example of Fermanagh bus drivers. Film of Fintona 1953 poor housing for Roman Catholics, while forty eight new houses built for Protestants. G. Barr gives defense of this behaviour of sorts. Then electoral gerrymandering at Council level in Derry profiled. Map explains Derry vote rigging by Unionists. M. Farrell comments on Derry City's importance as a symbol. Cameron report blames Unionists. Profile of 1960's Derry unemployment. Profile of industrial discrimination with Farrell comments. In the 1959 Tonight programme, Stormont prevented investigative reports only this week in 1966 on Paisley got broadcast. Film clip. Journalist on banning of Nationalist issues. Yet Commons also ignored issues. Paul Rose (MP) views. Film of Queens University, Belfast Civil Rights Association (CRA) marches. Students recall motivation. Film of RUC attack on Derry CRA march. Protestants saw civil rights as Republican plot. Interviews. Film of violence in Newry but in August 1969 in Derry, CS gas used, Roman Catholic youths petrol bomb RUC. Troubel spreads to Belfast, eight killed. Roman Catholic homes razed, Catholics reflected on attacks. British army moves in film clip. Protestant reaction to IRA re-appearance.
Type of Programme:
Documentary
Broadcast Company:
Radio Telefis Eireann (RTE)
Channel:
RTE
Date Broadcast:
Thu 1st Jan 1981
Duration: minutes
66 mins
DVD No.
D00280
Tape No.
213
Country of Origin:
Republic of Ireland
Record No.
34



Series Title:
Ireland: A Television History
Programme Title:
Part 6: Parnell.
Description:
Robert Kee's History of Ireland (... ENTRY TO BE COMPLETED)
Type of Programme:
History
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC2
Date Broadcast:
Tue 6th Jan 1981
Duration: minutes
51 mins
DVD No.
D00220
Tape No.
3
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
17



Series Title:
Ireland: A Television History
Programme Title:
Part 7: Ulster Will Fight.
Description:
Robert Kee's History of Ireland (... ENTRY TO BE COMPLETED)
Type of Programme:
History
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC2
Date Broadcast:
Tue 13th Jan 1981
Duration: minutes
52 mins
DVD No.
D00230
Tape No.
3
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
18



Series Title:
Ireland: A Television History
Programme Title:
Part 8: Rising.
Description:
Robert Kee's History of Ireland (... ENTRY TO BE COMPLETED)
Type of Programme:
History
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC2
Date Broadcast:
Tue 20th Jan 1981
Duration: minutes
54 mins
DVD No.
D00230
Tape No.
4
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
19



Series Title:
Ireland: A Television History
Programme Title:
Part 9: Terror.
Description:
Robert Kee's History of Ireland (... ENTRY TO BE COMPLETED)
Type of Programme:
History
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC2
Date Broadcast:
Tue 27th Jan 1981
Duration: minutes
52 mins
DVD No.
D00240
Tape No.
4
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
20



Series Title:
Ireland: A Television History
Programme Title:
Part 10: Civil War.
Description:
Robert Kee's History of Ireland (... ENTRY TO BE COMPLETED)
Type of Programme:
History
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC2
Date Broadcast:
Tue 3rd Feb 1981
Duration: minutes
51 mins
DVD No.
D00240
Tape No.
4
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
21



Series Title:
Ireland: A Television History
Programme Title:
Part 11: Freedom.
Description:
Robert Kee's History of Ireland (... ENTRY TO BE COMPLETED)
Type of Programme:
History
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC2
Date Broadcast:
Tue 10th Feb 1981
Duration: minutes
50 mins
DVD No.
D00250
Tape No.
5
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
22



Series Title:
Ireland: A Television History
Programme Title:
Part 12: The Six Counties.
Description:
Robert Kee's History of Ireland (... ENTRY TO BE COMPLETED)
Type of Programme:
History
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC2
Date Broadcast:
Tue 17th Feb 1981
Duration: minutes
73 mins
DVD No.
D00250
Tape No.
5
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
23



Series Title:
Ireland: A Television History
Programme Title:
Part 13: Prisoners of History.
Description:
Robert Kee's History of Ireland (... ENTRY TO BE COMPLETED)
Type of Programme:
History
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC2
Date Broadcast:
Tue 24th Feb 1981
Duration: minutes
55 mins
DVD No.
D00260
Tape No.
5
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
24



Series Title:
Did You See?
Programme Title:
Description:
A discussion of Robert Kee's History Of Ireland.Robert Kee's History of Ireland (... ENTRY TO BE COMPLETED)
Type of Programme:
Documentary
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC2
Date Broadcast:
Wed 25th Feb 1981
Duration: minutes
1 hr 30 mins
DVD No.
D00310
Tape No.
6
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
25



Series Title:
ITN UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Bobby Sands funeral cortege to Milltown. Paisley protest at Belfast City Hall. RUC's Philip Ellis (33) shot dead. Humphrey Atkins says government won't give way - interview with secretary of state.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Thu 7th May 1981
Duration: minutes
4 mins 27 secs
DVD No.
D00320
Tape No.
8
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
923



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Sands funeral, film report on cortege with firing of volley. Derry black flag protest. Paisley city hall demo. Atkins speaks on Sands death. Report on speech and PM's question time. Film report on killing of con. Ellis at Newlodge Road. Derry RUC man wounded. James Power (21), (INLA) killed in Markets blast. Derry punishment shooting. Rest of news.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Thu 7th May 1981
Duration: minutes
15 mins 16 secs
DVD No.
D00320
Tape No.
8
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
924



Series Title:
ITN UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Film of Derry riots and petrol bombing, two British soldiers wounded. Francis Hughes reported blind, South Derry protest, Oliver Hughes interview.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Sun 10th May 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00320
Tape No.
8
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
925



Series Title:
Weekly News
Programme Title:
Description:
Bomb in mail to Prince Charles and Jim Kilfeeder MP. Review of coverage of Sands funeral, film of volley, more on Paisley protest. Injuries to security forces, binlid banging, women praying, petrol bomb attacks on RUC. Troops on foot firing plastic bullets. Milkman and son injured in Belfast (Guineys). Report of Atkins views, protest at Dublin GPO also film New York protest, interview with Sen. Ed.Kennedy.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC
Date Broadcast:
Sun 10th May 1981
Duration: minutes
10 mins 5 secs
DVD No.
D00320
Tape No.
8
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
926



Series Title:
BBC News
Programme Title:
Description:
Francis Hughes (27) dies in maze. Kate Aidey report on binlind banging, stone throwing, women praying. E.Haughey (Irish MP) appeals for restrain. British blame Hughes for eight murders, report on his IRA career and his most wanted title. Oliver Hughes interview.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC1
Date Broadcast:
Tue 12th May 1981
Duration: minutes
4 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00320
Tape No.
8
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
927



Series Title:
ITN UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Report on Hughes fifty-nine day hunger strike. Jon Snow report on binlind banging, gun fire at Divis flats, man hit. Derry protests. Funeral of Des.Guiney (14) killed in milkfloat attack. Hughes life story, blamed on twently deaths. Oliver Hughes comments. Interview with mother of soldier, Hughes killed. C.Haughey call for new way forward. Tony Benn asks for UN peacekeepers. England call off soccer match. Bomb at English oil terminal.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Tue 12th May 1981
Duration: minutes
11 mins 20 secs
DVD No.
D00320
Tape No.
8
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
928



Series Title:
Newsnight
Programme Title:
Description:
Latest from Brian Walker in Belfast. Haugheys outspoken criticism. Attitudes of labour left. Dennis Healey comments. Harold McCusker (OUP) debates with Pat Duffy (Labour) . Report of Des.Guiney (14) funderal, mother interviewed. Latest Belfast film of soldier hit by pertrol bomb.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC2
Date Broadcast:
Tue 12th May 1981
Duration: minutes
16 mins 20 secs
DVD No.
D00320
Tape No.
8
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
929



Series Title:
ITN UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Pope shot in Rome. Film report. Cardinal O?Fiaich asks Thatcher (PM) to think again on the five demands made by prisoners on hunger strike. Hume to visit Thatcher (PM). Interview with Danny Morrison (SF). Eric Guiney dies. Huges body held in Morgue ? film report. Overnight violence in Derry, banks and Offices attacked. RUC jeep hit by blast bomb; other attacks. Government defeats Powell anti-Irish bill.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
ITN
Channel:
ITN
Date Broadcast:
Wed 13th May 1981
Duration: minutes
8 mins 10 secs
DVD No.
D00320
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4411



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Pope shot. Repeat of previous news items; Eric Guiney death; Hughes coffin on route to Bellaghy; film report. Pressure to end deadlock. Hume to meet Thatcher (PM). W.D.Flakes report, other reaction. Matt McClarnon (INLA) shot dead at Divis; report on overnight violence in Derry. Film of Belfast rioting including British solider hit by a petrol bomb. Report on Dublin protest. Rest of the day?s news.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 13th May 1981
Duration: minutes
16 mins
DVD No.
D00320
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4412



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Pope shooting latest. Film of visit by Pope to Ireland in 1979. Cardinal O?Fee?s plea to M.Thatcher (PM); more news items as above; Hume/Thatcher talks; Belfast riots; Matt McClarnon death; Hughes cortege delayed by RUC.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Wed 13th May 1981
Duration: minutes
17 mins 20 secs
DVD No.
D00320
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4413



Series Title:
ITV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Hughes cortege and Eric Guiney funeral. Julie Livingstone (14) killed by plastic bullet; O?Fee?s comments; Hume/Thatcher talks. (10.00pm)
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Wed 13th May 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins 14 secs
DVD No.
D00320
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4414



Series Title:
ITN UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Pope?s medical condition with details on gunman. Brenden Mc Laughlin (29) to join hunger strike. Thatcher (PM) rejects Edward Kennedy in flexibility jibe. (6.00pm)
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
ITN
Channel:
ITN
Date Broadcast:
Thu 14th May 1981
Duration: minutes
8 mins 10 secs
DVD No.
D00330
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4415



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Gerry Fitt claims that the attack which resulted in the deaths of Eric and Desmond Guiney was staged for journalists. Shots fired in markets; attacks on RUC; van hijacked. Irish minister meets commission on human rights. Thatcher (PM) attacks critics in commons. Ian Paisley rejects Thatcher (PM) meeting. Report on death of Julie Livingstone (14) in Lenadon. British soldier injured in Ardoyne blast. Dublin riots. History of latest hunger striker Brendan Mc Laughlin.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
ITN
Channel:
ITN
Date Broadcast:
Thu 14th May 1981
Duration: minutes
6 mins
DVD No.
D00330
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4416



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Four funerals: Eric Guiney, Matt McClarnon (INLA), Julie Livingstone (14), and Francis Hughes. Statement by Margaret Thatcher (PM).
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Fri 15th May 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins 50 secs
DVD No.
D00330
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4417



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Film of Hughes cortege. Coverage of Eric Guiney?s funeral. RUC officer killed in Belfast RPG attack.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
ITN
Channel:
ITN
Date Broadcast:
Fri 15th May 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00330
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4418



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Francis Hughes funeral in Bellaghy. Belfast black flag protest. Funeral of Matt McClarnon (INLA) with volley of shots fired over the coffin. Funeral of milkman Eric Guiney. Funeral of Julie Livingstone killed by plastic bullet. Thatcher (PM) replies to O?Fee about the hunger strike. Report on death in RPG attack of RUC Constable Samuel Vallely (23). Five UVF men jailed for killing three Catholics. Rest of news.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 15th May 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins
DVD No.
D00330
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4419



Series Title:
ITV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Four funerals: Eric Guiney, Matt McClarnon (INLA), Julie Livingstone (14), and Francis Hughes with film reports. Thatcher (PM) blames Provisional IRA for hunger strike deaths
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Fri 15th May 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins
DVD No.
D00330
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4420



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Seamus Lynch (Workers? Party) election broadcast.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
ITN
Channel:
ITN
Date Broadcast:
Fri 15th May 1981
Duration: minutes
? mins ? secs
DVD No.
D00330
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4421



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Kate Aidey on today?s funerals. (10.00pm)
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Fri 15th May 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins 50 secs
DVD No.
D00330
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4422



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
H-block volley in Dublin ends in riot at the British Embassy.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Mon 18th May 1981
Duration: minutes
1 mins 50 secs
DVD No.
D00350
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4436



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Report on Dublin riot. Red Cross to withdraw from mediation in the hunger strike; film report and interviews.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Mon 18th May 1981
Duration: minutes
4 mins
DVD No.
D00350
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4437



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Five British soldiers (Royal Green Jackets) killed in south Armagh blast. Film report. Interview with ACC Forbes (RUC). NIO issues McCreesh statement about family preventing medical Intervention.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Tue 19th May 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins 10 secs
DVD No.
D00330
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4423



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Report by Jon Snow on Armagh blast in which five British soldiers (Royal Green Jackets) killed. (6.00pm)
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
ITN
Channel:
ITN
Date Broadcast:
Tue 19th May 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins
DVD No.
D00330
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4424



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Report on blast in south Armagh; film of soldiers flooding into area. ACC Forbes (RUC) comments. Thacher (PM) statement in commons. Atkins comments. Local political reaction. Haughey and O?Fee comments. Report on McCreesh statement. Dr.Armstrong (Church of Ireland) on intimidation.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 19th May 1981
Duration: minutes
10 mins 20 secs
DVD No.
D00330
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4425



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Camera found in maze. Photo on Patsy O?Hara. Names of five dead British soldiers (poor sound quality on this bulletin). British Army soldiers shoot hijackers in Belfast. Carol Ann Kelly (12) hit by plastic bullet in Twinbrook, Belfast; report with witnesses. RUC man survives Portglenone attack. Funeral of Patrick (Patsy) Martin killed by loyalists. Report on Council Elections.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 20th May 1981
Duration: minutes
9 mins 35 secs
DVD No.
D00330
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4426



Series Title:
ITV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Camera found in maze. Photo on Patsy O?Hara. Names of five dead British soldiers (poor sound quality on this bulletin). British Army soldiers shoot hijackers in Belfast. Carol Ann Kelly (12) hit by plastic bullet in Twinbrook, Belfast; report with witnesses. RUC man survives Portglenone attack. Funeral of Patrick (Patsy) Martin killed by loyalists. Report on Council Elections.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Wed 20th May 1981
Duration: minutes
4 mins 35 secs
DVD No.
D00330
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4427



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Raymond McCreesh dies in Maze. Coffin taken to Carnlough. Petrol bombers at New Barnsley. Interview with McCreesh's brother. Photo of Patsy O'Hara. Council Elections latest.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 21st May 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins 13 mins
DVD No.
D00330
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4502



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Haughey names Eire's Election day. Council election shows polarization. Hunger Strike latest. Film of postman working in middle of riot. Hijacked trucks film.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
ITN
Channel:
ITN
Date Broadcast:
Thu 21st May 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins 40 secs
DVD No.
D00330
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
?
Record No.
4503



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Election 1981 report. Cardinal O'Fiaich statement. Film of gun battle in Lenadoon. Report on R.McCreesh's history in IRA. Film of journey home. Thatcher reinforces Hunger Strike stand. Kiernan Doherty to replace McCreesh. Report on P.O'Hara and Brendan McLaughlin conditions. More election results. W.D.Flackes reports. News from Belfast counts. Studio political discussions. More results from other councils.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 21st May 1981
Duration: minutes
27 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00330
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4504



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Death of Patsy O'Hara. News on four hour street battle in Derry. Film of injured Soldier and blast bomb attacks. Soldier on fire.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Fri 22nd May 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins
DVD No.
D00330
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4505



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Part I
Description:
Election latest and state of the parties board. Analysis by W.D.Flackes. Gerry Fitt looses council seat after twenty years - interview. Report from Belfast count. Assessment by Paisley, Hume, Molyneaux and Cushnahan. S.Lynch (WPS) interview.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 22nd May 1981
Duration: minutes
25 mins 13 min
DVD No.
D00330
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4506



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Part II
Description:
Latest news from Derry, Henry Duffy (40) killed by plastic bullet. Patsy O'Hara's coffin returns to Derry. Overnight evidence. Bishop Daly comments. Film of Soldier hit by blast bomb, and another by petrol bomb. Child hit in Derry crossfire. Other news. Reaction to O'Fiach statement about wrath of Catholic people.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 22nd May 1981
Duration: minutes
6 mins 50 secs
DVD No.
D00330
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4507



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
O'Hara's coffin returns to Derry. Film of overnight violence. Reaction by British Attorney General to Cardinal O'Fiach comments.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Fri 22nd May 1981
Duration: minutes
5 mins
DVD No.
D00340
Tape No.
9
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4508



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Raymond McCreesh funeral. Volley of rifle fire. Kevin Lynch joins Hunger Strike.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Sat 23rd May 1981
Duration: minutes
1 mins 1 mins
DVD No.
D00340
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4509



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
McCreesh burial in Carnlough.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Sat 23rd May 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins 1 mins
DVD No.
D00340
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4510



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Ritchie (UDR Pte) killed in Co.Derry attack. Paddy Devlin driven out of Andersontown home. Film report and interview.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Mon 25th May 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins
DVD No.
D00330
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4511



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Funeral of Patsy O'Hara (INLA). B.McLaughlin. Condition worsens. Film report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 25th May 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins 1 mins
DVD No.
D00340
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4512



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Thatcher says Hunger Strike is PIRA's last card. Report on PM's Belfast visit. Thatcher's speech on detail 'no deal with Hunger Strikers', then interview. She says "A crime is a crime, is a crime". In Derry Army shoots two IRA men G.McBreatty and Charles Maguire - film report. PIRA kill M.Robinson (47) (RUC R) in Armagh. Report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 28th May 1981
Duration: minutes
17 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00340
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4513



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
H Blocks an issue in Irish election. Nine seats to be contested. David Steele (Liberal leader) visits Maze. Report on Irish election. Joe McDonnell moved to hospital, interview with David Steele outside Maze. Dublin journalists on election. In Ireland UDR wounded in Derry. (slight picture blur on bulletin)
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 29th May 1981
Duration: minutes
9 mins 10 secs
DVD No.
D00340
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4514



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Protest at the GPO in Dublin.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Sat 30th May 1981
Duration: minutes
1 mins 10 secs
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4442



Series Title:
World In Action
Programme Title:
The Propaganda War
Description:
A documentary made during the early H-Blocks dispute and the 'Dirty Protest' in the Maze Prison. [Poor quality recording.]
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Mon 1st Jun 1981
Duration: minutes
26 mins
DVD No.
D00340
Tape No.
325
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
791



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Colin Dunlop (30) (RUC R) killed in Royal Victoria Hospital by PIRA. RUC man wounded at Short Strand. Film reports. Interview with Rev. Robert Bradford (MP) on IRA in royal. Inez McCormack (TUC) refutes allegations. Royal visit speculation causes controversy.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 1st Jun 1981
Duration: minutes
6 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00340
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4515



Series Title:
World In Action
Programme Title:
Propaganda War
Description:
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Mon 8th Jun 1981
Duration: minutes
23 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00340
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4516



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Eight Republicans escape from Crumlin Road jail. Film report with latest news.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 10th Jun 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins
DVD No.
D00340
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4517



Series Title:
ITV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Escape and other news.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Wed 10th Jun 1981
Duration: minutes
1 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00340
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4518



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Atkins speaks in Commons about escape. Political reaction. Latest news. Three lawyers arrested (Oliver Kelly, Steele and Rice). Escapers named in wanted posters. Five women from Widows MITE with charter for victims of terror. Film report and interview with Joan Begley on the groups aims. Irish election report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 11th Jun 1981
Duration: minutes
11 mins
DVD No.
D00340
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4519



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Crumlin escapers jailed in their absence. All named. Film report. Bomb hoax at law courts. Three lawyers released. Irish General Election report. H Blocks candidates. W.D.Flackes analysis of voting with journalists. State of parties board from Dublin.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 12th Jun 1981
Duration: minutes
12 mins 15 secs
DVD No.
D00340
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4520



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Seventeen year old fires blanks at Queen. Film report with eye-witness accounts.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
ITN
Channel:
ITN
Date Broadcast:
Sat 13th Jun 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins 45 secs
DVD No.
D00340
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
?
Record No.
4521



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Seventeen year old fires blanks at Queen. Film report with eye-witness accounts.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Sat 13th Jun 1981
Duration: minutes
7 mins
DVD No.
D00340
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4522



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Irish Commission on Justice and Peace cancels new conference. Report and interview with Bishop O'Mahoney on 'Snag'. W.D.Flackes report. Government firm on no concessions to prisoners. Tom Hartley (SF) speech at rally. ICTU conference in Cork on economic and political problems in Northern Ireland.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 7th Jul 1981
Duration: minutes
4 mins 50 secs
DVD No.
D00350
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4523



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Joe McDonnell dies. Impact on talks in Maze with Catholic Justice Commission. Interview with Northern Ireland Office Minister (Ghost Images. Mc Donnell's IRA history. Interview with Bishop O'Mahoney. Goretti McDonnell on film. Government offers prisoners own clothing during association. W.D Flackes interviews Michael Allison. Bishop O'Mahoney reaction to Allison meeting. Nick Witchall examines commission's efforts and why it failed. Thatcher vetoed peace plan. Richard McAuley (SF) comments. Pat McGowan (25) to take McDowell's place. Report on riots, James Dempsey (16), killed by Army on Falls. Nora McCabe (house-wife) hit by plastic bullet. Political reaction to McDonnell's death. Report on H-Block rallies in Markets, Newlodge, and Falls, addressed by Jim Gibney.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 8th Jul 1981
Duration: minutes
21 mins
DVD No.
D00350
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4524



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Nora McCabe dies from injuries. Justice and Peace Commission to meet Garet Fitzgerald. Film of H-Block committee protests in Belfast and at border. Phone report from Washington on press coverage in USA.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 9th Jul 1981
Duration: minutes
6 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00350
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4525



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Brits fire plastic bullets at Joe Mc Donnell funeral, after raid on IRA firing party.

BBC NI News
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
ITN
Channel:
ITN
Date Broadcast:
Fri 10th Jul 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins
DVD No.
D00350
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4428



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
British Army swoop on IRA firing party. Film report on riot. Funeral of Joe Mc Donnell. Funeral of John Dempsey (16) a member of the youth wing of the IRA.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 10th Jul 1981
Duration: minutes
5 mins
DVD No.
D00350
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4429



Series Title:
ITV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Two people shot as army swoop on McDonnell firing party. Film report of volley, British Army raid and Riot. Funeral film of relatives. Foreign office talks end in London. Allison on US TV. D.Barrett (15) shot by British Army in Ardoyne. Film report. Film of John Dempsey (16) in Belfast. Further coverage of McDonnell firing party; British Army Raid and riot. Pat McGeown joins hunger strike.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Fri 10th Jul 1981
Duration: minutes
5 mins 45 secs
DVD No.
D00350
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4430



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Picture of wounded Pat Adams lying under British Army jeep; report. Irish Commission for Justice and Peace to stop mediating; report. Further news on arrest of IRA firing party. Film of Pat Adams.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
ITN
Channel:
ITN
Date Broadcast:
Fri 10th Jul 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins
DVD No.
D00350
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4431



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Army fire plastic bullets at Joe McDonnell funeral, after raid on IRA firing party.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
ITN
Channel:
ITN
Date Broadcast:
Fri 10th Jul 1981
Duration: minutes
1 mins
DVD No.
D00350
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
?
Record No.
4526



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Army swoop on McDonnell's firing party. Film report on riots. (See next tape for full coverage)
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 10th Jul 1981
Duration: minutes
5 mins
DVD No.
D00350
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4527



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Orange Order parades pass peacefully. Martin Hurson becomes the sixth hunger striker to die. Film reports on Hurson death, then orange parades and speech from Martin Smyth (MP). Bessbroke report; H.McCasker (MP) beating drum, then his speech commending M.Thatcher (PM). In Lisburn James Molyneaux?s (MP) speech. Ian Paisley speech in Ballymena attacks M.Thatcher (PM) and Ed. Kennedy (US Sen.) and IRA prisoners. Report from Coleraine, then Coagh and Enniskellen. Vanguard Leader William Craig calls for independent British Ulster. Film report and interview. Cardinal O'Fee appeals to M.Thatcher (PM) to resolve the hunger strike. Report praises Irish Commission for Justice and Peace. History of M.Hurson's hunger strike. G.Fitzgerald appeal to M.Thatcher (PM). Inter-governmental meeting at Brussels. Four British soldiers wounded in Belfast; film report. McDonnell firing party charged.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 13th Jul 1981
Duration: minutes
19 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00350
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4432



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Bombs in Belfast at Wellington Park. European Commission on Human Rights to consider the hunger strike. Murder charges against two men; other court news. Galbolly funeral of Martin Hurson with IRA firing party; film report. Atkins, then Secretary of State, invites Red Cross to examine the Maze Prison; interview. Matt Devlin joins the hunger strike.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 15th Jul 1981
Duration: minutes
5 mins
DVD No.
D00350
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4433



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Report on Hurson funeral (black and white). 35 US Congressmen invite Ronald Reagen (US President) to intervene with M.Thatcher (PM).
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
ITN
Channel:
ITN
Date Broadcast:
Wed 15th Jul 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins 40 secs
DVD No.
D00350
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4434



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
IRA kill Gavin Dean (21) a British soldier in Crossmaglen shooting and wound two others; film report from scene. Troubles affecting Northern Ireland?s economy; W.D.Flakes report. Ian Paisley speech.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 17th Jul 1981
Duration: minutes
5 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00350
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4435



Series Title:
Panorama:
Programme Title:
The H-Blocks
Description:
(opening titles missing) Jeremy Paxton (Journalist) gives a history of the current H-Blocks protests and what caused it. Then British Government criminalization policy began on March 1st 1976. Then Blanket protest escalated into the dirty protest. Film clip of prisoners. David Dimbleby discusses the five prisoners demands and questions H. Aitkins (British Minister). They examine the solution found to the first hunger strike last october and the Government breakdown which caused the second strike begun by Bobby Sands. Film of Sands funeral. John Hume on the reactions to Sands death within Nationalism. On July 3rd M. Allison met Irish Commission for Justice and Peace, they thought a deal had been done but it was blocked by Thatcher. In an interview Alision refers to '' Lady behind the veil''. Hugh Logue of the commission gives his recollection of Alison meeting. David Dimbleby discusses Red Cross mediations failure and Government stance. In Republic Dr. Garrett Fitgerald has worries about Kieran Doherty's death as he is a TD for Cavan-Monaghan. Paxton reports from H-block rally in Dublin that ends in riot. Film report on violence. Dimbleby on long term effects in Northern Ireland of hunger strike. The British Labour Party, Northern Ireland Spokesman, Don Concannon gives interview on their reaction to Thatcher's handling of the hungerstrike. He is broadly supportive and rejects the idea of direct talks with IRA prisoners on their five demands and political status.
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC1
Date Broadcast:
Mon 20th Jul 1981
Duration: minutes
18 mins
DVD No.
D00350
Tape No.
10
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
26



Series Title:
Panorama
Programme Title:
On H-Blocks
Description:
Programme on the hunger strike in the H-Blocks. Jeremy Paxton gives the history of prison trouble and government prison policy. Criminalization began on 6th March 1976. The blanket protest escalates into dirty protest. Film of prisoners. D.Dimbleby on the five demands wanted by hunger strikers. Atkins comments. Look at the ending of the first hunger strike and solution breakdown. Sands funeral. John Hume on effects of hunger strike within Nationalism. Irish Commission for Justice and Peace meetings with M.Allison, blocked by M.Thatcher (PM). Interview with M.Allison who refers to "lady behind the veil" and Hugh Logue of the Commission. Dimbleby on mediation efforts of Garrett Fitzgerald. Kiernan Doherty profiled. Paxman report on Dublin riots. Labour Party's Don Concannon on party policy towards the five demands and he rejects direct talks with the prisoners.
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC1
Date Broadcast:
Mon 20th Jul 1981
Duration: minutes
18 mins
DVD No.
D00350
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
?
Record No.
4438



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
John Hazlett (43) shot dead by mistake in Maghera by IRA; film report. RUC man wounded at Belfast Courts. Republic?s budget.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 21st Jul 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins 40 secs
DVD No.
D00350
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4439



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Fermanagh and South Tyrone by-election to replace Bobby Sands as MP to be held on 20 August 1981. Film report on Sand?s victory in seat, with voting figures, on 10th April 1981. Look at possible Candidates, Ken Magennis and Owen Carron. Sinn Fein asks government what it will offer the hunger strikers. Report on Doherty and Lynch conditions. March in support of the H-Blocks prisoners held from Newry to Dublin; film report. Red Cross visits Magillian Prison. Other news items.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 22nd Jul 1981
Duration: minutes
5 mins
DVD No.
D00350
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4440



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
British Army soldier shot in Belfast. Speculation of fresh moves on the hunger strike. Peter Gould report. Fitzgerald comments. Red Cross team leaves, interview with delegation. Ken Livingstone speech on H-Blocks attacked by M.Thatcher (PM) in the House of Commons. Report on Livingstone?s H-Block support. Interview. Family of Tom Mc Elwee's victim. Nat Thompson speaks about his daughters, Yvonne?s death in Ballymena. Film report from her graveside. Family condemn publicity given to hunger-strikers. Funeral of John Hazlett in Maghera. West Belfast 80 year old killed by Army Saracen, report with witness interview. Dundonald Catholic church burnt for tenth time in 11 years; report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 23rd Jul 1981
Duration: minutes
16 mins 40 secs
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4441



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Two RUC officers hurt in bomb blast in south Armagh; film report. Kevin Lynch close to death; Bishop Daly criticises the British government. Gerry Adams visits the Maze Prison with S.Ruddy RSP and Owen Carron to discuss the hunger strike. Interview of Gerry Adams. Bishop Daly on the British government?s "duplicity" in interview. IRA Maze Prision Officer Commanding (OC) Brenden McFarlene profiled. GAA tells clubs to avoid H-blocks issue is ignored by northern clubs. Paddy O'Neill interview criticises GAA HQ. Other news items.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 30th Jul 1981
Duration: minutes
10 mins 25 secs
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4443



Series Title:
ITV News
Programme Title:
Description:
G.Fitzgerald attacks IRA and British government over the hunger strike. French MPs refused entry to the Maze Prison; film report. H-blocks latest. Atkins hopeful in US interview. RUC give mortar bomb attack warning. Election Report from Fermanagh and Sourth Tyrone. Seamus Close, of the Alliance Party is to stand in the by-election; DUP step down so as not to split the Unionist vote.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Fri 31st Jul 1981
Duration: minutes
5 mins
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4444



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Kevin Lynch dies. IRSP's S.Ruddy speaks on hunger strike as Lynch's body returns to Dungiven. P.Quinn?s condition worsens. It was revealed that M.Thatcher (PM) had met with Cardinal O'Fee one month ago. Belfast house raid.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Sat 1st Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4445



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Two RUC officers killed in County Tyrone at Lough MaCorry; film report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Sun 2nd Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins 15 secs
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4446



Series Title:
ITN UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Charles Rogers (RUC Assistant Chief Constable) comments. Funeral of ex-RUC Thomas Harper killed by INLA. 13 year old hurt by booby trap bomb.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
ITN
Channel:
ITN
Date Broadcast:
Sun 2nd Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins 40 secs
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4447



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Kiernen Doherty (25) dies. Reaction in south Belfast. Two RUC men killed in Tyrone. Report with interview of Charles Rogers (RUC Assistant Chief Constable). T.Harper funeral. Constable John Smith and Constable Andrew Woods named as Tyrone victims.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
ITN
Channel:
ITN
Date Broadcast:
Sun 2nd Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
?
Record No.
4448



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Funeral of Kevin Lynch; K.Doherty dies; reports. Pat Quinn taken off hunger strike by family members. Lynch funeral in Dungiven; INLA fires volley of shots. Nick Witchell report. Liam McCluskey replaces Lynch. Fr. Denis Faul on prisoners resolve, he says they are determined to press ahead. Ed. Maloney of Irish Times speaks on elements within Republican Movement to end the strike. Fermanagh / South Tyrone by-election report, and in Cavan/Monaghan on K.Doherty?s seat in the Dail. SDLP split on whether to stand in the by-election. Hugh Logue interview. Violence in the Republic. Film report from K.Doherty?s seat. Belfast violence, soldier wounded in RPG attack, petrol bomb attacks and hoax bombs. Tyrone RUC victims named, RUC Women survives attack. Report on attack, and Sion Mills Funeral of T.Harper (ex-RUC).
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 3rd Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
17 mins
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4449



Series Title:
ITN UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Kieran Doherty?s funeral in Belfast with IRA volley of shots.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
ITN
Channel:
ITN
Date Broadcast:
Tue 4th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
1 mins 5 secs
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4450



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Funeral of Constable John Smith (34) in Tyrone. Sisters interviewed. Alan Wright of the Northern Ireland Police Federation gives his comments. Report of funeral of K.Doherty in Belfast; IRA firing party.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 4th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
8 mins 45 secs
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4451



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Overnight violence in Republic of Ireland.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 4th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
1 mins
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4452



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Report on Doherty funeral with Jimmy Drumm's oration.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Tue 4th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
1 mins
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4453



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Lisburn, Dunmurray and Armagh bomb attacks. Funeral of RUC Constable Andrew Woods (50) in Cappagh, County Tyrone. SDLP not to stand in Fermanagh / South Tyrone by-election; W.D.Flakes report. P.Robinson (MP) and R.Bradford (MP) represent Loyalist prisoners at government talks. Intervention prison reforms. James Molyneaux and Ian Paisley on orange platform in Omagh; film Report, and interviews on unity.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 5th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
10 mins
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4454



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Ten bombs explode in Lisburn, Belfast, Portadown and Armagh; film report. Local clergy comments. Blasts in Newry, Derry, Dungannon. Bombs found in Monaghan.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 6th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins 15 secs
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4455



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
H.Atkins rejects H-Blocks pleas, as prisoners relatives meet. Report. Prisoners statement smuggled out of maze. Republic regrets British attitude. Ferm/sth Tyrone by-election report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 7th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins 15 secs
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4456



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
On fermanagh and south Tyrone by-election.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
ITN
Channel:
ITN
Date Broadcast:
Fri 7th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
?
Record No.
4457



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Tom McIlwee becomes the ninth hunger-striker to die. Coverage of Mc Ilwee?s death. Reaction muted. Belfast City Hall demonstration. Garrat Fitzgerald expresses sympathy. Court news.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Sat 8th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4458



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Report on violence. Belfast City Hall H-Block rally. Troops out parade.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Sat 8th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
1 mins
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4459



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Report on reaction to McIlwee?s death. History of McIlwee?s career in the IRA.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Sat 8th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
1 mins 50 secs
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4460



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Two people are killed in overnight violence. Anti-internment rally.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Sun 9th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
1 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4461



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
INLA wound UDR man in Short Strand, east Belfast; film report. UFF kill Catholic civilian Liam Cannings (19) at Alliance Avenue, north Belfast. Report on the rift between the London and Dublin governments over the hunger strike. Garrat Fitzgerald blames M.Thatcher (PM); report. Pat Sheenan joins the hunger strike. Funeral of Tom Mc Ilwee in Bellaghy. IRA firing party. Film report. Women walk out over priests comments. The relationship between the London and Dublin governments is discussed among journalists.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 10th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
5 mins 20 secs
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4462



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Report on Tom Mc Ilwee funeral church protest. D.Morrison responds.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Mon 10th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
1 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4463



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Report on criticism of M.Thatcher (PM) by Irish minister O?Leary; report by W.D.Flackes.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 10th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
50 secs
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4464



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Charles Johnstone (43) shot dead in Belfast in apparent case of mistaken identity; film report and interviews with colleagues. Short Strand residents protest against UDR searches. Film report and residents comments. Funeral of Liam Canning killed by UFF.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 11th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
7 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4465



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Three murder attempts fail; report. Magherfelt council fist fight between SDLP?s Sweeney and DUP?S William McCrea; report and interviews.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 12th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
11 mins 35 secs
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4466



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Report on Magherfelt council fight.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Wed 12th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
? mins
DVD No.
D00360
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4467



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
John Biggs Davison (MP) interview on integration of Northern Ireland into UK. Fermanagh / South Tyrone by-election report. Other news items.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 19th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
6 mins
DVD No.
D00370
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4468



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
INLA?S Michael Devine dies on hunger strike; report. Fermanagh / South Tyrone polling begins; W.D.Flackes report. Devine coffin arrives at Derry. Report on minor violent incidents.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 20th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
5 mins 10 secs
DVD No.
D00370
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4469



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Report on death of Michael Devine. Car bomb at British Army base. Sniper attack on British Army in Belfast. Hijackings. Devine profiled. Fermanagh / South Tyrone polling begins; report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Thu 20th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
4 mins 20 secs
DVD No.
D00370
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4470



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Owen Carron wins Fermanagh / South Tyrone with 2,230 majority; film report with Carron speech, and Ken Magennis and Owen Carron interview. P.Robinson (DUP) and S.Mallon (SDLP) reaction. Pat McGeown?s wife gets him medical aid; report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 21st Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
19 mins 10 secs
DVD No.
D00370
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4471



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
M.Devine funeral in Derry; film report. Bombs in Belfast and Bangor; film reports.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Sat 22nd Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
1 mins 40 secs
DVD No.
D00370
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4472



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Report on bomb attacks. Two RUC officers and one British soldier injured in overnight attacks; film report. Other attacks. Funeral of M.Devine in Derry.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Sat 22nd Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins 10 secs
DVD No.
D00370
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4473



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
M.Thatcher (PM) rejects meeting with Owen Carron; WD.Flackes report. Bomb hoax in Belfast; film report with reaction. John McNally (UDR) shot and wounded in Strabane; film report and interview with his mother. Cookstown protests; allege intimidation; film report. Strabane council Chairman wears helmet and carries bat as council discusses H-block issue; report and interview. Jennifer Cardy (9) RUC murder appeal.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 26th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
14 mins 15 secs
DVD No.
D00370
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4474



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Owen Carron goes to Northern Ireland Office (NIO) for talks with M.Allison. Owen Carron studio interview. Lisnaskea car bomb report. Other news
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 28th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
7 mins 10 secs
DVD No.
D00370
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4475



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Report on rubbish at Cooke Place; William McManus interview.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Fri 28th Aug 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins 15 secs
DVD No.
D00370
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4476



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
UDR men wounded in Castlewellen; film report with history of previous attacks on UDR. Influence of churches to be cut on school boards; report. Two Sinn Fein members, Denis Donaldson and Liam Kelly, appear in court in Paris.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 3rd Sep 1981
Duration: minutes
5 mins 40 secs
DVD No.
D00370
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4477



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Matt Devlin moved to prison hospital as relatives call for intervention, by his mother and brother. RUC warns of new IRA bombing attacks. Inquiry report into Crumlin Jail escape 3 months ago blames human error.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 4th Sep 1981
Duration: minutes
6 mins
DVD No.
D00370
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4478



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Two British soldiers shot in Belfast flat; film report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Sat 5th Sep 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins 20 secs
DVD No.
D00370
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4479



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Report on Stranmillis flat shooting; one soldier aged 20 killed, and one injured. Suicide by RUC officer.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Sat 5th Sep 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins 10 secs
DVD No.
D00370
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4480



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Lawrence Mc Keown taken off hunger strike after 70 days without food; film report on relatives actions. Bernadette Devlin interview. RUC officer wounded in Armagh.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Sun 6th Sep 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins 20 secs
DVD No.
D00370
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4481



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Two RUC officers, M.Evans (20) and J.Montgomery (19), killed in Tyrone bomb attack; film report. Constable Evans was on his first day on duty. Cardinal O'?Fee condemns the attacks; film report.
Dungannon explosion. Arms find on the Antrim Road, north Belfast.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 8th Sep 1981
Duration: minutes
5 mins
DVD No.
D00370
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4482



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
James Prior replaces Humphrey Atkins as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland; W.D.Flackes report. Atkins term assessed; film of Mountbatten and Warrenpoint attacks in August 1979; other events of his two and a half years in office profiled. Ulsterisation of Northern Ireland security duties. Chris Moore report as RUC take over Aldergrove. UDR man Alan Clark?s funeral in Maghera; film report. Bessbrook mortars defused; report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 14th Sep 1981
Duration: minutes
14 mins 40 secs
DVD No.
D00370
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4483



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
James Prior?s first public appearance at Stormont. Liberals back power sharing. Stephen Ross on Maze Prison protest; other speakers. Garnet Busby on six murder charges after 1976. Hillcrest Pub bomb by UVF. Other news, including La Mon bombing charges against Robert Murphy.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 16th Sep 1981
Duration: minutes
11 mins 10 secs
DVD No.
D00370
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4484



Series Title:
Nationwide:
Programme Title:
Description:
The H-Blocks.
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC1
Date Broadcast:
Thu 17th Sep 1981
Duration: minutes
? mins
DVD No.
D00370
Tape No.
12
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
27



Series Title:
Nationwide:
Programme Title:
Description:
Report on H-Blocks and hunger strike. Review of issues. Film of Noraid in US. Look back at previous deaths and current mood in prison. Pictures of the seven current hunger strikers. Fr. Denis Faul interview on his role in the dispute. Family interventions to date. IRA murder of RUC Constable John Proctor (25) in Belfast. Owen Carron interview.
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC
Date Broadcast:
Thu 17th Sep 1981
Duration: minutes
10 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00370
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4485



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Ormeau Road Catholic civilian Eugene Mulholland (25) shot dead by loyalists; report. Ballygawley RUC Reserve shot and wounded. Downing Street demonstration by H-Blocks supporters. Other news.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Sat 19th Sep 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00380
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4486



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Report on Westminster H-Block protest at Downing Street, London.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Sat 19th Sep 1981
Duration: minutes
1 mins
DVD No.
D00380
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4487



Series Title:
Panorama
Programme Title:
Part I: The IRA and H-Blocks
Description:
Paramiltaries in the Maze Prison. Loyalist home move. History of prison policy. Film of blanket men. Bishop Edward Daly on the first hunger strike issues in October 1980. Government ?U-turn? on clothes. March 1981 Bobby Sands begins hunger strike. Sands funeral film. Gerry Adams on did the IRA sanction hunger strike. His discussions with Bobby Sands revealed. Irish Commission on Justice and Peace reveals Government change on clothes issue. Adams asked is it time to call off strike. Film of street violence. Plastic bullets kill seven since Sands death. Carol Ann Kelly (12) death; mother?s interview. John Hume on use of plastic bullets. Catholic sixth formers in Derry discuss issue. Rosary gatherings. Two Derry boys talk of IRA influence. Anonymous women against IRA. Sixth formers again. Bishop Daly accuses government of refusing to listen to moderate opinion. Owen Carron?s election victory speech. Growth of anti-Brit feeling amongst nationalists examined. Rory O?Brady interview on SF?s leverage in the Republic of Ireland. Film of Dublin riots. Rory O?Brady and John Hume comments. H-blocks Committee meeting film, discusses the election. Gerry Adams on prisoners call for humanitarian help yet they kill people. Should IRA call ceasefire. Adams gives his analysis. Report on Noraid?s funding of Irish Republicans. Pat Mullan caught by FBI with arms. George Harrison?s house had Joe Cahill connection.
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC1
Date Broadcast:
Mon 21st Sep 1981
Duration: minutes
41 mins 40 secs
DVD No.
D00380
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
?
Record No.
4488



Series Title:
Panorama
Programme Title:
Part II: The IRA and H-Blocks
Description:
Report on Noraid?s fund raising. Pat Mullen caught by FBI with arms. George Harrisons house has Joe Cahill connection. Cahill profiled. IRA training and propaganda film with M60 and RPG launcher. IRA recruiting manual on recruits. Hunger Strike effect examined. IRA recruiting doubled. Paisley comments on handling of hunger strike. Profile of security force casualities. Rory O?Brady advice for James Prior. Bishop Daly says Northern Ireland problem is not a security problem but an artificial political entity created in 1921 and government has made a mess here. Closing comments, over hunger strikers funerals. (13 Mins).
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC1
Date Broadcast:
Mon 21st Sep 1981
Duration: minutes
41 mins 40 secs
DVD No.
D00380
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
?
Record No.
4489



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Two British soldiers injured in Belfast ambush; film report. Jobless figures increase to 20 per cent of the labour force.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 22nd Sep 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins
DVD No.
D00380
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4490



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
SDLP meets Sinn Fein. Church of Ireland Bishop attacks H-Block protests. Bernard Fox abandons hunger strike after 32 days without food. Plastic bullet controversy. James Robbins report; 30,000 fired this year killing 7 people. Fr. Raymond Murray interview, then John Herman?s (RUC) different opinions. Association of Legal Justice report. Seven men arrested in follow up. IRA kill Tony Braniff (27) in Belfast as alleged informer.. Report and political reaction. John Stewart (RUC) shot dead in Killough pub; film report. Robert Murphy gets 12 life sentences for La Mon bomb; film report. Jim Prior interview in Derry.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 25th Sep 1981
Duration: minutes
13 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00380
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4491



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Labour party votes for Irish Unity with consent; W.D.Flackes report (film disrupted) with speeches. Seamus Mallon comments; response from Ian Paisley; John Cushnahan?s (Alliance Party) opinion. Former Secretary of State Merlyn Rees on Labour?s decision. Edgar Graham gives opinions of young unionists, then James Molyneaux. James Prior interview on Labour?s decision, he asks hunger strikers to quit and he will ?amplify reform?. UDR man shot dead at Mackies, another wounded. Tyrone UDR man survives attack. Film report into ensuing gun battle with RUC. John Stewart (RUC) buried near Ardglassl film report. Rocket attack latest.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 29th Sep 1981
Duration: minutes
34 mins 13 min
DVD No.
D00380
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4492



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Hunger Strike to end, as families agree to intervene; Nick Witchell report. Sinn Fein have met prisoners.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 2nd Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins 13 mins
DVD No.
D00380
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4493



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
H-Block hunger strike ends. Prisoners blame Catholic church and Dublin Government. Nick Witchell on latest news. Danny Morrison interview. Cardinal O?Fee comments. Anglo-Irish summit due. History of the seven months of strike; film report. James Prior statement. M.Thatcher (PM) delighted. Gerard Tuart IRA escaper gives interview on escape. (9.00pm)
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Sat 3rd Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
7 mins 20 secs
DVD No.
D00380
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4494



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Fr. Denis Faul interview on his feelings about hunger strike. James Prior holds Stormont meeting to discuss options.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
ITN
Channel:
ITN
Date Broadcast:
Sun 4th Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
1 mins 50 secs
DVD No.
D00380
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
?
Record No.
4495



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
James Robbins report on likely changes in prison regime, and Red Cross report. Prior and Gowrie consider reforms. W.D.Flackes looks at five demands concessions. DUP reaction. Seven men charged with RPG murder. Rest of news.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 5th Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
6 mins 15 secs
DVD No.
D00380
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4496



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
President Sadat shot dead in Egypt ? news report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
ITN
Channel:
ITN
Date Broadcast:
Tue 6th Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
6 mins
DVD No.
D00380
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
?
Record No.
4497



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
UFF murder Councillor Lawrence Kennedy in Ardoyne, north Belfast, another person wounded; film report with eye witness accounts. Three bombs in Derry, Armagh and Strabane; film report. Garret Fitzgerald speech on creating pluralist Republic by social reform.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 9th Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
7 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00390
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4498



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
One dead and forty injured in IRA bomb attack on Chelsea barracks; film report and interviews with witnesses, and survivors.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Sat 10th Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
9 mins 13 mins
DVD No.
D00390
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4499



Series Title:
Spotlight
Programme Title:
Ending of the Hunger Strike
Description:
(Picture Fuzzy) Bobby Sands quote ?what is lost here is lost for the Republic?. Mrs Devlin who took her son Matt of strike recalls event and her feelings towards hunger strike. Blanket protest to end. Prisoners to receive clarification on reforms, remission, work and education. Opinions assessed within Catholic community. Fr. Des Wilson and Paddy Devlin give their opinions. In Protestant community UDA?s Sammy Millar, shot by INLA, interview then DUP?s Councillor M.Morrow from Dungannon, gives country view on crisis and Third force. Studio discussion between Martin Smyth (MP) and Irish Commission for Justice and Peace?s Huge Logue on Prison Reform.
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC1
Date Broadcast:
Sat 10th Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
30 mins
DVD No.
D00390
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4500



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Edgar Graham (Unionist) attacks government concessions to end Hunger Strike. John Connelly (23) (IRA prisoner) just released from the Maze Prison gives an interview on the prisoners mood, he blames the Catholic church and discusses Prior's (Northern Ireland Secretary) ideas on their five demands.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 13th Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
13 mins 45 secs
DVD No.
D00390
Tape No.
8
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4395



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Robert Ewing (34) killed by UFF in Belfast home; film report and interview with his wife. James Prior addresses conservative party conference on ending of hunger strike; analysis by W.D. Flackes. Dr. Mawhinney says British resolve inexhaustible. Edgar Graham attacks government concessions. IRA prisoner John Connelly (23) released, gives interview on prisoners mood in the Maze Prison, blaming Catholic church, discusses Prior?s idea on the five demands.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 13th Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
13 mins 45 secs
DVD No.
D00390
Tape No.
?
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4501



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Bomb attacks in Strabane and Armagh. Film report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 14th Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
1 mins
DVD No.
D00390
Tape No.
8
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4396



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Loyalist UFF murder Mary McKay (68) (Catholic) in Markets area of Belfast. Eye-witness interview, political reaction from I.Paisley (DUP). T.Passmore (Orange Order) and SDLP and Alliance and Workers party and Sinn Fein. B.Feeney (SDLP) calls for UDA to be banned. Funeral of Robert Ewing (Catholic) in Ardoyne. Film report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 15th Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
5 mins 10 secs
DVD No.
D00390
Tape No.
8
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4397



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Billy McCullough (32) (UDA) shot dead by INLA in Shankill area. Film report and interview with John McMichael (UDA Chief). Political reaction and RUC statement on recent killings. UDR Soldier survives murder bid in Strabane, Co.Tyrone. Ben Dunne, son of Dunnes Stores Chief is kidnapped at border. Film report on man hunt on both sides of the borders.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 16th Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
10 mins 5 secs
DVD No.
D00390
Tape No.
8
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4398



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
S.Pringle (Army general) injured in London car bomb by (MISSING). Film report with eye-witness interview. Bomb attack at Newcastle Golf Club in Co.Down. (9.00pm)
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Sat 17th Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
4 mins 35 secs
DVD No.
D00390
Tape No.
8
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4399



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Mary McKay funeral. Dunne kidnapping latest.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 19th Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
5 mins
DVD No.
D00390
Tape No.
8
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4400



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Dunne kidnap money seized at South Armagh. In Republic Guarda shoot out with IRA gang during ransom meeting. Film report and comments from Dublin reporter. Stephen Hamilton (24) (UDA) shot dead by RUC at road block. Film report on killing. Billy "Buckie" McCullough (UDA) gives paramilitary style funeral on Shankill Road. Film report. Orange Order offers ten thousand men to help security forces. Martin Smyth (MP) interview on offer.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 20th Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
10 mins
DVD No.
D00390
Tape No.
8
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4401



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Julian Connelly (UDR Sgt.) shot dead at Bellevue, North Belfast home. Film reprot on killing by IRA man dressed as postman. Political reaction from Grace Bannister (UU), Workers Party, SDLP or B.Feeney. Dunne kidnap latest local South Armagh men arrested. Mediatator statement. Other news items.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 21st Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
6 mins ? secs
DVD No.
D00390
Tape No.
8
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4402



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Kidnapped Ben Dunne released to Eamon Malley (journalist). Film report on events around Crossmaglen. Eamon Malley interview and with local priest who was witness to release, then Fr Dermot McCarthy the families intermediator gives interview. Other news items.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 22nd Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
8 mins 10 secs
DVD No.
D00390
Tape No.
8
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4403



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Report on London bomb scares.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Fri 23rd Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
5 mins
DVD No.
D00390
Tape No.
8
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4404



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
DeLorean plant in Belfast lays of four hundred workers. Film report with John DeLorean statement. Paddy Devlin (Belfast City Cllr.) says Northern Ireland Housing Executive tax fraud scams is netting millions for paramilitaries. Film interview with P.Devlin on his claims. Garnett Buzloy (UVF) gets life for 1976-1976 murders. Judge says he is no longer a danger to public, J.Connelly (UDR Sgt.) funeral film.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 23rd Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
7 mins 10 secs
DVD No.
D00390
Tape No.
8
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4405



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
One dead (bomb disposal man) in explosion at London Wimpey Bar. Film report with Reuters news operator comments on IRA call. Bombs defused at Army centre in Wales. Film report, also on previous Welsh attacks. (6.00pm)
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Mon 26th Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
5 mins 25 secs
DVD No.
D00390
Tape No.
8
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4406



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
IRA admit West End of London bomb blast.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 26th Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
? mins
DVD No.
D00390
Tape No.
8
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4407



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
US Senate to tighten extradition laws to combat PIRA gun-running. W.D.Flacks reports from London on US rule changes for political asylum. Fr Sean McManus attacks bill. Court news. Cookstown pub destroyed in fire. Sports news.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 28th Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
8 mins 40 secs
DVD No.
D00400
Tape No.
10
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
930



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Edward Brogan (28) killed by INLA in Derry. Film report on Strabane mans death. Political reaction and interview with Michael Brogan (his brother). Belfast booby trap defused. In the USA a senate bill will make it easier to extradite terrorists to the UK. (See next tape for full report.)
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 28th Oct 1981
Duration: minutes
7 mins 36 secs
DVD No.
D00390
Tape No.
8
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4408



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
UDR man (22) wounded in Derry. Film report. Mr Prior (NI Sec) meets Mariene Jefferson (Widows Mite Group). Film interview.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 3rd Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
1 mins 40 secs
DVD No.
D00400
Tape No.
10
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
931



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Arthur Bettis (35), (UDA man) killed by UDA as informer. RUC deny claim. Film report on Crumlin Road shooting. Profile of Mr Bettis and political reaction from Mr Passmore (Orange Order). An Anglo-Irish summit between M.Thatcher and G.Fitzgerald (Eire) is to discuss co-operation council, with no all Ireland terror court. W.D.Flacks reports.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 5th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
5 mins
DVD No.
D00400
Tape No.
10
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
932



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Fitzgerald-Thatcher summit agrees economic co-operation and an Anglo-Irish Council with no elected representatives, further talks on cross border security. Thatcher comments on workman like meeting; she rejects Paisleys sell-out claims, and a United Ireland by consent. From the London Irish Embassy, G.Fitzgerald (Eires PM) gives news conference and answers questions. (... slight buzzing sound on recording ...) on details, W.D.Flacks gives assessment of days events, Court news, 2 Tyrone men, D.Rafferty and T.O'Neill walk free on killing RUC man charge. Film reports.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 6th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
14 mins 10 secs
DVD No.
D00400
Tape No.
10
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
933



Series Title:
Nationwide
Programme Title:
Description:
Profile of Anglo-Irish Council, and decision to "reconcile two peoples of Ireland", by two PMs at Anglo-Irish summit. Thatcher gives support to Northern Irelands constitution. Journalist previews content of statements. Profile of previous summits expecially last Decembers in Dublin. Protestant reaction from Paisley, review of Hunger Strike's effect on politics, recent Eire election. From Paisley alleges Thatchers put Ulster at risk, in interview he claims there's no reconcilation possible between Unionists and Republicans.
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Fri 6th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
10 mins
DVD No.
D00400
Tape No.
10
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
934



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Three British Army soldiers injured in Crossmaglen, South Armagh, blast. In Co.Antrim loyalists in Kells march in opposition to Anglo-Irish talk. Journalist John Coulter describes what he saw.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Sat 7th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
1 mins 5 secs
DVD No.
D00400
Tape No.
10
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
935



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Trevor Foster (17) killed by PIRA in Armagh. They say they meant to kill his UDR father with booby-trap. Church leaders and politicans condemn killing. Film report from Chris Moore, eye witness report from Rector Michael Kennedy. Harold McCusker (Unionist MP) comments after Anglo-Irish summit James Molyneaux (Unionist) is to set up council for the Union. W.D.Flacks interviews Molyneaux on his views of Thatcher and possiblity of Irish unification, he want Unionist unity like 1912, and no devolved assembly. William Craig (Vanuard leader) interview on meeting Jim Prior, he sees no menance or threat from the Republic, no road to unification.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 9th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
11 mins 35 secs
DVD No.
D00400
Tape No.
10
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
936



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
John Somerville (35) gets 35 years for killing Miami Showband in 1979. Fermanagh UDR man survives murderbid, reports from Armagh say UDR man (56) has been shot dead. Film report on Fermangh shootings. Interview with eye-witness at one of shootings, whose house was taken over. Paisley (Unionist) and Peter Robinson storm out of Westminister as Thatcher makes summit statement. Radio report, W.D.Flacks reports on Thatcher comments, and Unionist objections from James Kilfedder, and James McIntyre. Gerry Fitt accepts proposals, Enoch Powell (Unionist) condemns conspiracy. Meanwhile in Dublin, G.Fitzgerald clashes with C.Haughey. Film report with Brian Barron analysis.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 10th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
11 mins
DVD No.
D00400
Tape No.
10
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
937



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
UDR man Cecil Graham (33) dies after Donagh shootings. Film report and previous attacks on his brothers, Ronnie died. In Armagh, Charles Neville (50) former UDR man dies in shooting. Funeral of Trevor Foster (17) in Armagh. Donegal hostage drama, film report, gunfire and bomb planted. Jack Herman (RUC chief) to meet Unionist politicans.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 11th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins 20 secs
DVD No.
D00400
Tape No.
10
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
938



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
RUC man injured in Banbridge Co.Down booby-trap, soldier injured in Derry. Film reports with eye witness William McCrumb comments. In Armagh funeral of Charles Neville (50), film report. Clergy comment, Francis Brooks (RC Bishop) condemns attacks. Picture of Protestants in border area with shotgun. Army defuse Strabane/Donegal bomb. Belfast incident reported but no motive. Five rifles found.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 12th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
4 mins 45 secs
DVD No.
D00400
Tape No.
10
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
939



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Fermanagh funeral of UDR man Cecil Graham. Unionist Harold McCusker meets Jim Prior to discuss recent IRA killings. He says Unionists will defend themselves. Jim Prior (Secretary of State) worried by recent violence, he rejects idea of Unionists defending themselves.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 13th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
5 mins
DVD No.
D00400
Tape No.
10
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
940



Series Title:
Nationwide
Programme Title:
Description:
Item on fears of Protestants on border areas, woman photographed guarding husband on border. Profile of recent attacks.
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Fri 13th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins
DVD No.
D00400
Tape No.
10
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
941



Series Title:
ITN UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Robert Bradford (Ulster Unionist MP) shot dead by PIRA in attack, film report on South Belfast attack, also shot dead Ken Campbell (29) the community centre caretaker. In London Sir M.Havers (Attorney General) home was bombed. Film report with Havers interview.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Sat 14th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins 10 secs
DVD No.
D00400
Tape No.
10
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
942



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Bradford killing report, and PIRA claims. Children give eye witness report, then woman describes RUC bodyguard, gun battle with IRA team. Thatcher and M.Foot (Labour) condemn killing, film of James Prior (N. Ireland Sec) condemnation.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Sat 14th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins 35 secs
DVD No.
D00400
Tape No.
10
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
943



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Coverage of R. Bradford (MP), and Ken Campbell killings. Appeals for calm from Prior. Children eye witnesses retell what they saw. Mazda car found in Andersonstown. Family held for 3 hrs. Profile of Bradford's life as an MP, he wanted interment and shooting of bombers. List of other politicans killed in Troubles. Reaction from Paisley, John Hume, O.Napier (APNI leader), Thatcher, Bishop William Philbin.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Sat 14th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
6 mins
DVD No.
D00400
Tape No.
10
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
944



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Item on the killings of Roy Bradford and Ken Campbell, coverage with reactions.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Sat 14th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins 3 secs
DVD No.
D00320
Tape No.
8
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
945



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
At Westminister Paisley and DUP MPs ejected from House of Commons suspended, W.D.Flacks reports on statements from Westminister, and "naming" of MPs M.Thatcher's (PM) tribute to R.Bradford, then Enoch Powell (Unionist), then I.Paisley's grim warning, then Gerry Fitt (West Belfast MP), Jim Molyneaux (Official Unionist Leader) is to form Third Force within the law, and Unionist border councillors withdraw from meeting Northern Ireland office. Jim Molyneaux gives interview on his protest moves, he defines "effect action" and criticises Jim Prior. Harold McCusker (MP) comments on links with Paisley (Democratic Unionist Party). Ken Magennis (Fermanagh Unionist) views on situation on security. Queens University Belfast students have Bradford memorial. Report from Social Democratic Labour Party (SDLP) conference with John Hume interview on killing of Robert Bradford (MP), the Anglo-Irish process and Irish Unity.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 16th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
16 mins 10 secs
DVD No.
D00400
Tape No.
10
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
946



Series Title:
Nationwide
Programme Title:
Description:
Reports from UK on killing of Robert Bradford and Westminister debate on subject, James Prior (Northern Ireland Sec) hackled by Paisley, Robinson and McQuade. Report on violence of last weeks, six dead many injured, includes killing of T.McNulty on RC in North Belfast and PIRA killings. Film clip of Paisley preaching in his church about politics. Analysis of IRA's strategy to kill politicans, Dublin journalist Michael Keane 'Irish Press' gives his analysis on politics and violence this week. Will there be a Protestant backlash? Harold McCusker (Ulster Unionist MP) explains mobilising the Protestant communitys "defence mechanisms", amed if necessary. He asks UDR and RUC men to make a decision whose side they stand on, he criticises RC church leaders and community for not rejecting IRA and its aims. He says Unionists paying too high a price to remain British. Review of Anglo-Irish governmental council then Jim Prior (Northern Ireland Sec.) gives interview on security measures, including better cross border security cooperation.
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Mon 16th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
19 mins 20 secs
DVD No.
D00400
Tape No.
11
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
947



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Jim Prior attacked at R.Bradfords funeral, film report on events inside and outside the church with Paisleys appeal for calm. Paisley reads lesson, Rev. Roy Magee's sermon. After funeral more attacks on Prior. Bradford buried at Donaghdee, film report. RUC issue photofit pictures of Bradford's killers. Reports on work stoppages from Belfast City Hall, Rev. D.McIlveer service. H&W shipard workers walk out. Report from Derry, one thosand, five hundred turn out, from Dungannon, ten thousand turn out, In Armagh six thousand turn out, in Portadown one thosand turn out, also protests in Lurgan, Enniskillen, Lisnaksea, Ballymena, with Mayor (DUP) comments, also report from Larne. Report on funeral of caretaker Ken Campbell killed with Bradford in South Belfast. From Shortstrand funeral of Tom McNulty (18), (RC), killed by loyalists in revenge. Film report. RUC man shot and wounded in Newry. In Lurgan Paeder Fegan (RC) shot dead by loyalists. Film Report on murder of son of local schools headmaster. Film report from Newry on shooting of RUC reservist. In Enniskillen six hundred loyalists march in show of 'Third Force'. Film report and interview with Unionist Ken Magennis who rejects loyalists violence, and discusses Unionists withdrawing from local governement. He welcomes unity in Unionism.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 17th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
22 mins 40 secs
DVD No.
D00410
Tape No.
11
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
948



Series Title:
ITN UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Report on Bradford service from Larne featuring M.Gorden (Strident Free Presbyterian Minister), and interview with Jack McKee (DUP) on half day stoppage, and then comment from Mayor Roy Beggs (Ulster Unionist).
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Tue 17th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
4 mins
DVD No.
D00410
Tape No.
1
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
949



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Headlines then, film report on killing UDR man (50), in Derry shot by PIRA in last hour. Government introduces new security measures, more troops. Reaction hostile from Unionists. Jim Prior statement warns Unionist extremists and republicans, that government will appose "all private armies". Film report on increased security measures. In Crossmaglen PIRA injure soldier and civilian. DUP leader to have Day of Action next Monday. Paisleys three demands listed, he gives interview about Jim Molyneaux's (Ulster Unionist) call to postpone Day of Action. Paisley on loyalist paramilitary groups involvement at his meetings. Film report with Question and Answer session. In Strabane DUP heckle government minister. Opposition from CBI and TUC, and David Steeles (Liberal Party) to Day of Action. Jim Molyneaux (UU Chief), gives interviews on confusion over his stance about Paisleys Day of Action, then Harold McCusker (Ulster Unionist MP) rejects importance and use of Jim Prior's new security measures, and gives an angry interview on "complacent Molyneaux". Next Ken Magennis (Unionist Cllr) view on Day of Action gives his support. Film report on UDR's Albert Beacom (43) murder in Brookeborough, Co. Fermanagh last night. Church of Ireland Bishops want increased security.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Wed 18th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
17 mins 20 secs
DVD No.
D00410
Tape No.
11
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
950



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Paisley news conference offers fifty thousand loyalists to defend the union, and no Anglo-Irish summitry. Analysis of Paisley comments. Paisley comments from Beacom home in Fermanagh, then John Taylor (UU MP) comments from Beacon home. Taylor wants border sealed.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 18th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins
DVD No.
D00410
Tape No.
11
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
951



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
UDR man killed in Strabane, film report on death of John McKeegan (UDR Lance Corporal). Reaction from DUP and Alliance Party. Former UDR man James McClintock shot dead last night in Newbuildings, Co.Derry. Film report and reactions. RUC warn public PIRA wants total disorder, W.D.Flacks analysis of RUC statement. Jim Prior comments on RUC statement, and asks for co-operation with security forces, and promises Northern Ireland will not become ungovernable. He comments on attacks on him at Bradford funeral, he defends cross border co-operation. W.D.Flacks analysis of Prior's statement and comments from Westminister. Funeral report on days three funerals. In Co.Fermanagh that of Albert Beacom (43), (UDR), and comments of Rev Brian McCourtney at service. Family distress at grave. In Ballygulley Co.Tyrone, RUC Silias Lyttle's funeral who died six weeks after being shot. Rev. Sam Conkey conducts service, Dr Irwin Presbyterian Moderator in attendance. In Lurgan funeral of Paedar Fegan (RC), shot by Loyalists, Priests homily condemns murder. Oliver Napier gives (APNI Leader) gives interview on recent murders and calls for increased security measures, and rejects Paisleys Day of Action idea. Gerry Fitt (West Belfast Socialist MP) gives interview on his Prior meeting in London. He gives his analysis of recent violence, says "Paisley and the PIRA need each other, they feed each other." Ballylumford Power Workers to support Paisley Day of Action.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 19th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
21 mins 40 secs
DVD No.
D00410
Tape No.
11
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
952



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
H&W shipyard workers to defy Paisleys stoppage and like the paramilitary UDA refrain from action. Hary Murray (Shop Stewart) comments on Paisley's plan, John McKeaque (Ulster Loyalist co-ordinating Central Community Leader) explains the Loyalist paramilitaries decision to not strike he says Third Force is Loyalist paramilitaries. Jim Molyneaux (UU) to have dignified City Hall meeting. Paisley defends his Day of Action and reacts to lack of paramilitary support. Eric Waugh's analysis. Jim Prior visits Fermanagh to see Army/RUC border operations at Rosslea. He gives impromptu news conference. Sectarian attempted murder of Roman Catholic in Armagh. Irish Council of Church rejects to Day of Action while saying its understandable. Film clip. In Co.Derry James McClintock (57) funeral at Newbuildings. Film report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 20th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
11 mins 10 secs
DVD No.
D00410
Tape No.
11
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
953



Series Title:
Spotlight
Programme Title:
Description:
(No opening titles) Interviews with Rev. Ivan Foster (Free Pres ?? Third Force Leader, Co. Fermanagh) on their aims. Film of border area at night. Ivan Foster says they'll shoot IRA men at road blocks. Fergus McQuillan (SDLP Cllr) gives Catholic populations reaction to Third Force road blocks, and recent searches by British Army and RUC, who don't track down Loyalist killers with equal vigour. Cardinal O'Fiaich (RC) condemns IRA violence as mortal sin and pleas for end to violence. R.Eveighie (Ex-British Col.) gives possible army reaction to Third Force road blocks, and quotes former legal rulings, he says the most powerful military force in Ireland is the armed Protestant community, he rejects idea that Northern Ireland is Britain's Vietnam. John McMichael ( UDA's Chief) gives his view on building an Ulster nation with common identity, he's unhappy with Third Force idea but his members and U.L.C.C.C. will be available to a unified front of Unionists. Harold McCusker (UU MP) interview on DUP's "reckless" course, he says at Day of Action the confrontation will bring about change of government policy, he appeals directly to camera, no turn out will be victory for Ulster's enemies, he believes his party leadership. Sir John Biggs Davidson (Conservative Party), calls for more security measures and a form of extradition from the Republic, he supports Anglo-Irish dialogue to obtain this, so also Northern Ireland's British status.
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 20th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
22 mins
DVD No.
D00410
Tape No.
11
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
954



Series Title:
Spotlight
Programme Title:
Description:
UDA to have protest meeting at H&W shipyard. John McKeaque (UDA) explain apparent change of heart. Paisley forms committee of United Unionists at East Belfast hotel. Jim Kilfeidder (MP) comment. Funeral of UDR victim John McKeegan in Co.Tyrone.
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Sat 21st Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
3mins
DVD No.
D00410
Tape No.
11
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
955



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Booby-trapped toy gun outside Army's military office in Woolwich, London, injures two woman. Film report with anti-terrorist officer's comment.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC1 UK
Date Broadcast:
Sun 22nd Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins
DVD No.
D00410
Tape No.
11
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
956



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Big response to Day of Action. Report from three separate demos in Belfast. At noon Jim Molyneaux's (Ulster Unionist) meeting, he appeals to the Queen, for capital punishment, and to secure frontier. Philip Larkin grabs microphone and appeals for Unionist Unity, then Mr R.McCartney grabs microphone, Paisley then takes microphone to appeal for united front. Then Paisley's rally he attacks Thatcher. City shoppers and shop continued business. At noon Loyalists at ULCC (paramilitaries) meeting at shipyard addressed by Harold McCusker (MP), and Jim (MISSING) John McMichael's (UDA Chief) comments. Paisley's supporters begin cavalcade protest to Stormont, where he criticises Jim Prior as a 'squatter' in speech. N.Ireland Electricity services maintained. Film report on power worker's importance to Loyalist causes in the past. Workers refuse comments. Other countrywide protests were at Londonderry. Film report of road blockages also in Limavady and Coleraine, Ballymena were most schools closed. The Gallagher Tobacco factory closed. In Larne the GEC factory closed the port shut, then two thousand held a rally. In Co.Tyrone farmers blocked the roads with a motorcade. In Dungannon other farmers blocked approach roads before a rally. In Enniskillen the third force led by Rev. Ian Foster wore Orange arms bands. In Combe and Ards farmers had a cavalcade, film report. Tonight in Newtownards a third force rally is expected. Report on communication problems for ferries, buses, airlines and trains. The Chamber of Commerce alleges many members were threatened, Richard Gordon (CBI) comments on economic effects, in short and long term in Eric Waugh interview. In other news, Presbyterians led by Dr J.Girven met Jim Prior (Secretary of State). Church of Ireland rejects third force idea. Court news.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 23rd Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
18 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00420
Tape No.
11
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
957



Series Title:
Nationwide
Programme Title:
Description:
Opening comments on Day of Action by Harold McCusker (MP) and its effect on Thatcher. Unionist disagreement over Third Force profiled. A.Gillespie (45) (UDA) member whose two sons are in British Army, gives interview on his determination to stay British, film of UDA parades in 1972, with legal position of paramilitaries explained. Film of Third Force marching, who are they? History of armed Protestants profiled from 1610 in the Ulster Plantation, through 1912 under Edward Carson when Britain conceded Ulster as a separate state. Film clip of Ian Paisley who models himself on Carson. He tells Nationwide he's ready with third force to take law into his own hands, and he'll face security forces if necessary, A.Gillespie (UDA) John McMichael (commander) interview criticises Paisley for marching his men up a hill and down again, he believes they should seek out and destroy individual IRA men. Film of UDA's roadblocks in 1974 UWC strike against Sunningdale Agreement. UDA film of conflict with British Army, a UDA conference in 1972, A.Gillespie (UDA) explains his motivation. Film of Maze prison with statistics of Loyalist violence yet UDA is not outlawed. A.Gillespie explains his beliefs over British heritage. WD Flacks explains third force idea and Unionist opinions on it to the British audience of this programme. A report now on how Catholics see the current situation. Nicholas Wolley visits the Catholic Short Strand enclave to get its populations view. He gives brief history of Short Strand. Film of Fr Peter McCann, he gives interview on his fears, profile of Tom McNulty (18) an innocent Catholic killed by Loyalists. Film of social club patrons talking about their feelings, Fr McCann explains fears about IRA and show why locals keep their heads down. Film of RUC jeeps who are held in suspicion by locals, social club women speak up for PIRA. In studio John Hume (SDLP leader) gives his opinions on current anger in the province, the antics of Paisley "super-Loyalist" who wants his own army, Hume explains what he sees as the IRA aims in current killings. He believes the SDLP's influence is not on wain.
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Mon 23rd Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
26 mins
DVD No.
D00420
Tape No.
11
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
958



Series Title:
World in Action
Programme Title:
The Preacher and the Peacemaker
Description:
A profile documentary of Paisley and Garret Fitzgerald (Eire PM). Begins with look back at recent violence and the Anglo-Irish council. Garret Fitzgerald explains division in Ireland, and his aim to heal division. Paisley responds with threats, but Fitzgerald plan would remove articles 2 and 3 of Southern Constitution, and his crusade to limit the power of the Roman Catholic church has met opposition. Paisley responds, then Dr Noel Browne (Irish TD) says it political suicide to take on Catholic church. Paisley says Fitzgerald wouldn't succeed, but he rejects his changes anyway. Fitzgerald wants debate on need for change. Noel Browne explains Catholic church tactics to get its way now as compared to previous ways, profile of Irish Catholic schools, Fr J.McCarthy explains church teachings in schools, in marriage there is no divorce. Fitzgerald would change this. In medical ethics Catholism prevails, the issue of contraception is discussed. Dr Rynne explains his views on church influence on medicine, and he gives examples, of religious dictatorship as he sees it. Noel Browne explains the laws that developed for the Catholic people in the Republic. The irony of Fitzgerald's efforts is it has brought him into conflict with Unionists, he blames their seige mentality attitudes. Film of Paisley men on march and film clip of Paisley rally speech. Garrett Fitzgerald says he's depressed by recent events on Northern Ireland and refuses to let IRA dominate politics. Paisley gives reaction to seige mentality jibe, it's political, religious convictions not seige mentality. Fitzgerald says IRA needs Paisley and vice-versa, Paisley rejects this idea saying he's comparing elected representatives to terrorists. Fitzgerald a "bitter Republican" says Paisley. Film of masked Loyalists being addressed by Rev. William McCrea (DUP). Film of Andy Tyrie (UDA leader) interview who criticises Paisley's loud mouth manner as a sad thing, on Fitzgerald he says he's a brave man and wishes him well. Fitzgerald says he hopes to reunify Ireland. Andy Tyrie says that?s a legitimate aspiration if done peacefully but it'll not happen says Tyrie differences are too great. Fitzgerald says unification will happen some day but he puts no time scale on it. Film of Loyalist bands, Paisley comments on his supporters. (No end titles).
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Mon 23rd Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
24 mins
DVD No.
D00420
Tape No.
11
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
959



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
On Paisley's third force in Newtownards.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Tue 24th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
1 mins
DVD No.
D00420
Tape No.
11
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
4410



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Jim Prior rejects idea of Private armies and talk of sell-out of N.Ireland. W.D.Flacks explains Prior statement, and Paisleys reply. Thatcher commons statement. SDLP wants Paisley army banned. Film report from Newtownards on third force demonstration at rally, about ten thousand men marched led by Paisley. Film of masked man and clip of Paisley speech, his men will kill IRA men he says. DUP says third force to go to border. Unionist Cllrs to form security committees, and equip Protestant families with radios. Reference made to Rhodesia in Africa and white families there security precautions. Brian Barron (journalist) explains the Rhodrian model. Steven Murphy (19) (Catholic) youth dies after being shot by Loyalists in north Belfast.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 24th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
7 mins 40 secs
DVD No.
D00420
Tape No.
11
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
960



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
INLA claims bomb blasts at British Army bases in Germany.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC
Date Broadcast:
Wed 25th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
30 secs
DVD No.
D00420
Tape No.
11
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
961



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Third Force parades in South Derry. M.Canavan (SDLP) gives interview on this threat to Law and Order.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 25th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
4 mins 20 secs
DVD No.
D00420
Tape No.
11
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
962



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Jack Herman (RUC Chief Constable) gives major statement on security situation and Third Force demos. He reminds his men of their oath to serve Law and Order, impartially. Hermon plans further covert and overt security measures within the law against terroirists. Paisley makes a strong reply. J.Prior (Secretary of State) by N.Winterton (Tory). John Hume meets Jim Prior on third force worries. John Hume gives interview, excepted anger of Protestant community but says Paisley exploting this anger for party political reasons. Fitzgerald to meet Thatcher at EEC summit. WD Flacks reports.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 26th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
11 mins
DVD No.
D00420
Tape No.
11
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
963



Series Title:
Spotlight:
Programme Title:
Third Force Or Folly?
Description:
A look at Paisley's new 'Third Force' organisation.
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC1
Date Broadcast:
Fri 27th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
? mins
DVD No.
D00420
Tape No.
15
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
32



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Four RUC men cleared of assaulting Jim Rafferty while in custody five years ago. Film report on November 1976 case history. One of M.O'Neill (Constable) had been wounded in Armagh. Film of Rafferty. In Belfast centre Sean Rice (RC) shot by Loyalists at market stall. Film report, with eye witness account of shooting, one says man ran into Shankill house. In Fermanagh an Army Corporal was injured in an explosion in a car. Film report on IRA attack. Arms find by Garda in Monaghan includes five rifles. With six hundred northerners on the run in the Republic, a meeting between British and Irish government next week is to discuss ways around extradition problem. WD Flacks explains. Paisley challenges RUC Chief to arrest him as Third Force men march in Claudy, Co.Derry and in Coleraine. Paisley gives interview on Herman's 'slanders' he takes full responsibility and takes third force blame. Other political reaction. Funeral of Stephen Murphy (19) (Catholic) youth shot by Loyalists in North Belfast after R.Bradford killing. Film report, then funeral of Angela Darcy in Fermanagh shot by a Solider, no film.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 27th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
15 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00420
Tape No.
11
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
964



Series Title:
Spotlight:
Programme Title:
Third Force or Folly?
Description:
Opening clip has Jack Herman (RUC Chief) condemning private armies. Programme highlights the current different opinon within Unionism on how to deal with the IRA; difference between the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) and Paisleys Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) discussed. Look back at Unionist unity in 1912, and film of these days compared with Paisleys current Third Force rallys. Also comparisons are made to the 'B-Specials'. They speak to Colonel George Liddell who recalls the formation of the B' Specials in Fermanagh and it's first scrap with the IRA in 1922, he feels the third force as Paisley sees it is not the answer, he wants all able-bodied men in the Security Forces. Roisin McAuley gives a report from Fermanagh on how the two Unionist Party groups are getting on with each other. Rev. Ivan Foster explain his DUP, Free Presbyterian third force role as commandant, yet he has no military experience. The Ulster Unionist communication network co-ordinated by Councillors is explained by Ken Magennis. Ivan Foster gives his views on Ken Magennis network scheme, highlighting it's failures. Ken Magennis responds with his suspicions of the third force and the dangers of border clashes with the army. Film of RUC footpatrol, Jack Hermon asks for greater community support in a news conference. Ken Magennis when asked about possibility of shoot out with IRA answers vaguely. In studio, David Trimble gives legal standing of third force rallies in his role as a law lecture at Queens University Belfast (QUB). He explains the law in relation to firearms and Paisley's personal liability on rally's. On TV, Jim Prior, Northern Ireland Secretary of State, asks public to join legitimate security forces. Live in studio UU leader, Jim Molyneaux and Ian Paisley (DUP Leader) answers questions on their aims and debate their differences on defeating the IRA threat, and the prospect of Unioist unity on the issues. Paisley says he'll take complete responsibility for the third force and he's it's political head, like Carson was to the UVF in 1912. On Jim Prior's aim of establishing devolution, Molyneaux says he in discussion on devolution without powersharing with the Northern Ireland Office (NIO). Molyneaux answers queries about splits within his own party. Paisley on devolution says it has to be on democratic basis, he gives his aims on Unionist forum meeting tomorrow. Closing remarks.
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC1 NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 27th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
30 mins
DVD No.
D00420
Tape No.
12
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
965



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
RUC man killed in PIRA bomb attack in Unity Flats. Bishop philbin (RC) condemns PIRA killer of William Coulter (23), (Constable). Film report on attack.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Sat 28th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
1 mins
DVD No.
D00430
Tape No.
12
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
966



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
In Glasgow, Scotland, Paisley addresses rally. Film report and clip of his speech.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC
Date Broadcast:
Sat 28th Nov 1981
Duration: minutes
2 mins 40 secs
DVD No.
D00430
Tape No.
12
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
968



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
RUC man shot in PIRA gun attack in Armagh. Film report, on gun and grenade attack. Funeral of William Coulter (RUC). Film report with Conservative MP's comments on situation. RUC had warning of attack. Tory E.Griffiths (Political representative for Police Federation) comments that Paisley is a wild man bordering on illegality. He gives federation views on devolution, and believes internment is necessary. He explains selective detention. The Inquests into the ten Hunger Strikers deaths begins. Film report on joint inquest from Hillsborough. Robert Carswell (QC) represents N.Ireland Office, Kevin Agnew for families, report on witness evidence of Assist. Prison Governor, questioned by Pat Finucane for Sands family. Doctors reports. Then McCreesh, P.O'Hara. P.Finucane alleges impropriety. PIRA arms found in Donegal include seven rifles.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 1st Dec 1981
Duration: minutes
12 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00430
Tape No.
12
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
969



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Westminister Tory MPs demand internment, Nicholas Winterton questions on selective internment rebuffed by Prior. Other topics include Paisley's Third Force. Comments from Gerry Fitt (MP). Prior has talks with W.Clark (US Dept.), as part of briefing of Regan Administration. M.A.McKee (PIRA) arrested in Dundalk. UDA prison warning on Crumlin Road. Court news in Derry. Kevin B.Artt accused of murder of Albert Miles maze prison governor in 1978. Other news briefs.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 3rd Dec 1981
Duration: minutes
7 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D00430
Tape No.
12
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
970



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Tom Moore (The Workers Party) publishers job creation plan. Film report on cheap energy, textiles and food industries.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Mon 7th Dec 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins
DVD No.
D00430
Tape No.
12
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
971



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
RUC relax Belfast parking restrictions. At Crumlin Road jail Loyalists stage rooftop protests. 1972 film of Belfast security zone new arrangements explained. Council election result elects DUP Pauline Whitley. Film report with interview, she condemns Roman Catholic population.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 10th Dec 1981
Duration: minutes
4 mins 35 secs
DVD No.
D00430
Tape No.
12
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
972



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Loyalist prisoners seize rooftop of Crumlin Road jail. Film report as warders and Republicans held hostage. Prisoners give demands from rooftop. Jim McDonald (UDA) gives interview on prison situation for Loyalists in Crumlin Road jail. Then Andy Tyrie (UDA Commander) interview.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 11th Dec 1981
Duration: minutes
6 mins
DVD No.
D00430
Tape No.
12
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
976



Series Title:
Review Year 1981
Programme Title:
H-Blocks and Third Force
Description:
(No opening titles) Look back at Hunger Strike effects during 1981 with intensified PIRA campaign and Paisley's Third Force. Light-hearted musical comment from singer Paul Ev(MISSING)
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 18th Dec 1981
Duration: minutes
4 mins 20 secs
DVD No.
D00430
Tape No.
12
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
973



Series Title:
BBC NI Late News Summary
Programme Title:
Description:
Newry bomb scares and West Belfast punishment shooting.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 18th Dec 1981
Duration: minutes
?
DVD No.
D00430
Tape No.
12
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
974



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
US State Department refuses Paisley Visa. W.D.Flacks analysis of cancellation and Paisley's intentions. Fr Sean McManus (Irish National Caucus), then John Taylor (Ulster Unionist MEP) view of decision, he says controversy has highlighted Unionist case, he criticises William Clark (State Department) whom he says is a member of Ancient Order of Hibernians (ADH).
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 21st Dec 1981
Duration: minutes
5 mins
DVD No.
D00430
Tape No.
12
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
975



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
June jail breakers, M.Campbell and M.Ryan given ten years for Crumlin Road escape. Paisley still to go to Canada. Belleek morter attack on RUC station. Film report. Des mackin a PIRA member returns from USA which he had entered illegally. Film report on 1978 attempted murder attempt.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 23rd Dec 1981
Duration: minutes
3 mins 25 secs
DVD No.
D00430
Tape No.
12
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
977



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Soldier injured in Crossmaglen. Shooting at Emmyvale in Republic. Death toll year 1981 is 92.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Wed 23rd Dec 1981
Duration: minutes
1 mins
DVD No.
D00430
Tape No.
12
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
978



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