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Kiskadee: Jungle

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Colourful advertisement for Kiskadee rum, showing a variety of scenarios where people enjoy the drink, accompanied by a lively soundtrack. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (623)

CIE: Traffic Control Room

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An advertisement for CIE, highlighting the unseen work done by the company’s inspectors in their control room in keeping Dublin’s traffic running smoothly. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (1153)

Aer lingus: Earth Couple

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Advertisement, combining a mixture of simple animation and still images, in which an Aer Lingus plane flies among the clouds, and tourists are shown enjoying various destinations. A woman sings a ballad-style song throughout, singing about Ireland and Aer Lingus. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (1222)

Jacobs: Busker

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Using animation, a male busker/musician entertains a group of children and encourages mothers to ‘bring ‘em back a busker’ chocolate bar. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (1390)

Rory O’More

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Inspired by the character of Sir Rory O’Moore, leader of the 1641 Rebellion, this short drama reimagines the dramatic story of Rory O’More’s (sic) capture and escape from British soldiers – and locates it in the Lakes of Killarney in 1798. Betrayed by an informer Black William, and with a substantial price on his head, […]

PRESIDENT KENNEDY IN IRELAND

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This documentary film produced by the Columban Fathers chronicles President John F. Kennedy’s historic visit to Ireland in June 1963, only 5 months before his tragic assassination. The producer, Fr Gerry Smith, a Cavan-born missionary priest had studied filmmaking in the U.S. and made a number of films about “the old country” before making this […]

Father Delaney Collection: Magdalene Laundry

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One of the most notable of Father Delaney’s films was made on the grounds of The Sisters of Our Lady of Charity Convent  – a convent which housed a Magdalene Laundry – which closed its doors in 1999. In the film we see the nuns and residents playing games in the garden, as well as […]

IRELAND IN SPRING

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Ireland is beautiful all-year-round but spring is when it really blossoms. Produced by Colm O’ Laoghaire (director of the Amharc Éireann newsreels for Gael-Linn) this film is a celebration of all things Irish and a delightful window on 1950s Eire. The film focuses on An Tóstal (Irish for “The Pageant”) which was a series of […]