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Live coverage of Boston bombing services hampered by broken satellite dish

Published 15/04/2014 | 18:38

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Credit: Twitter/Caitriona Perry

The satellite dish from an RTE truck based in Boston for today's tribute ceremonies has broken off as a result of high winds.

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Earlier, there were reports that live coverage of services remembering last year's marathon bombings would not go ahead.

Washington correspondent with Ireland's national public broadcaster, Caitriona Perry, tweeted a picture of the broken vehicle this evening.

"Looks like live for @rtenews #Sixone from #Boston not going to happen as winds have snapped dish from top of truck," she posted.

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