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TG4 to host documentary on iconic Ford Cortina

To mark the 50th anniversary of the iconic Ford Cortina TG4 is showing a documentary “Cortina” which features contributions from members of the Ford Cortina Owners of Ireland and motoring journalists Daragh Ó Tuama and Paul Drury & Rally Driver Rosemary Smith.

On the 21st September 1962 – Ford launched the Cortina, a new family car costing the princely sum of £573 for the 1200cc version.

In 20 years, four generations of Cortina were launched, with each generation selling more than a million around the world.

“Cortina” is described as a heart warming documentary about the Car brand that captured the hearts of a nation.

The documetary will be screened on TG4 on Sunday December 2, and 9.30pm.

Eddie Murphy,Ford Ireland, with Cortina Club's John Noel Cronin.