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BRADY’S BARGAIN

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Brady has spent his life trying to outsmart the leprechauns and his big chance comes when he manages to capture one. Keeping the little man a prisoner, he starves him until he reveals the secret of the leprechaun’s wealth. Armed with this knowledge Brady sets off across the moor to make himself a very rich […]

AIB: Students

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A short advertisement for AIB, highlighting the usefulness of a chequebook to students. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (1102)

LOVE AND MONEY

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In this light-hearted cautionary tale Milo O’Shea and Maureen Toal star as young office workers whose engagement is doomed unless they create some financial security. The film sponsored by the Department of Posts and Telegraphs illustrates the benefits of saving with the Post Office. Donal (Milo O’Shea) is forced to take action after his fiancée, […]

The Lad From Old Ireland

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Terry (Sidney Olcott) , a poor Irish farmer, dreams of a better life and is tired of working the land. He decides to head west to build a better, more prosperous future in the USA. He bids farewell to his darling Aileen (Gene Gauntier) but promises he will return to her some day when he […]

AQUA

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Two students hatch a scam to sell the sounds of Irish rivers to a thriving Irish-American based market. But a mysterious message from a spirit scuppers their plan. While walking by a river bank, the mischievous moguls realised they had the potential to tap into a market of 50 million Irish Americans who needed help […]

WHERE DOES THE MONEY GO? (CÁ N-IMÍONN AN T’AIRGEAD)

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One of a series of public information films directed with verve and humour by actor/playwright Gerard Healy, this film was commissioned by the Department of Posts and Telegraphs in the impoverished years of the 1950s, in an attempt to encourage Irish spendthrifts to mend their frivolous ways. The film’s intention was to encourage people to […]