Veteran Broadcaster Retires

After over 30 years in broadcasting Don Cockburn has read his final news bulletin and retired.

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Extended description

At 6.30pm on 15 December 1992 veteran news broadcaster, Don Cockburn, read his final news bulletin on RTÉ Radio 1.

Don talks about his career and anticipates his retirement. Colleagues and fellow broadcasters, Charles Mitchel and Maurice O'Doherty, pay hommage to Don's contribution to broadcasting over the years.

Further information

A RTÉ News report by Alasdair Jackson on the retirement of Don Cockburn.

This report was broadcast on 15 December 1992.

At 6.30pm on 15 December 1992 veteran news broadcaster, Don Cockburn, read his final news bulletin on RTÉ Radio 1.

Don talks about his career and anticipates his retirement. Colleagues and fellow broadcasters, Charles Mitchel and Maurice O'Doherty, pay hommage to Don's contribution to broadcasting over the years.

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Title Don Cockburn Retires
Title in English Don Cockburn Retires
Series title RTÉ News
Series title in English RTÉ News
Clip title Veteran Broadcaster Retires
Provider RTÉ
Publisher / broadcaster RTÉ
Broadcast date 15/12/1992
Production year 1992
First broadcast channel RTÉ 1
Country of production IRELAND
Contributor Alasdair Jackson (Reporter)
Genre News
Topic The media
Thesaurus terms Television Camera, Sound Equipment, Television Sets, Television Studios, Radio, Media, News Agencies, Television industry
Keywords Communications, Television, Broadcasting, Don Cockburn, Newsreader, News Bulletin, Charles Mitchel, Maurice O'Doherty, Media, Radio
Geographical coverage Ireland
Original language English
Language used English
Subtitle language -
Material type Video
Item type Part/extract
Item duration 01:51
Item colour Colour
Item sound Mono
Aspect ratio 4:3
Filename drlaweb_20120312_news_dcockburn_000151_bn92_350_19921215.mp4
Identifier EUS_B4F76FED467142299F81F6DD8B509CAC
Original identifier BN92/350
Relation -
Relation type -
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