Home Tag "Dun Laoghaire"

Sandycove Gala

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This joyful newsreel is a refreshing window into Ireland in 1923. The annual Sandycove Gala and Dun Laoghaire Regatta is taking place and the crowds attending are dressed in their finest attire. A gentleman can be seen conducting boys playing instruments as men and women sit at the nearby benches enjoying the show. Swimmers bravely […]

Dublin, Capital City of Ireland

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This silent tourism film made for the Irish Tourist Association (the precursor of Bord Fáilte and Fáilte Ireland) provides a warmly-hued panorama of 1940s Dublin. Dublin is presented as a city of romance and contrasts which has survived countless changes through a thousand years of history. On this particular day Croke Park was packed to […]

Father Delaney Collection: DUN LAOGHAIRE STORM

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This short amateur film by Father Delaney shows powerful waves crashing over the harbour walls on a stormy evening in Dun Laoghaire. A small group of people gather dangerously close to the edge as the boats and buoys rock erratically in the distance. One gentleman can be seen making a dash for it to avoid […]

CÉAD MÍLE FÁILTE

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  The title translates as One Hundred Thousand Welcomes and that is what awaits the visitor to Ireland in this short film produced by the Film Unit of the National Bus Companies and presented by the Irish Tourist Board. Opening with a 1916 rebel singalong in “the smoke-filled atmosphere” of the Dublin’s Abbey Tavern the […]