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Aer Lingus: Flying

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Advertisement for Aer Lingus, highlighting how they are the only airline flying to America on the 747. Throughout, a jingle sings ‘There is an Aer Lingus brand of flying.’ To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here.   (1744)

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 […]

BABYFACE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD

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This documentary tracks the fascinating career of Jimmy Babyface  McLarnin, often referred to as the greatest Irish boxer of all time. Forgotten Irish boxing legend Jimmy McLarnin, aka ‘The Babyfaced Assassin’, a journeyman brawler originally from County Down battled his way to fortune and glory in the 1940s via two welterweight world championship titles, and […]

His Mother

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A wealthy American touristic couple happen upon a talented violinist, Terence, and his mother in a small cottage in rural Ireland. Terence grasps the opportunity and, thanks to his mother’s meagre savings, leaves his peasant roots in Ireland for the bright lights of the New York stage – but he has abandoned his poor long-suffering […]

JOHN HUSTON BECOMES AN IRISH CITIZEN

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Outside the Government Buildings on Merrion St, news reporters waited for the famous film director John Huston after he officially became an Irish citizen. The director, famous for films such as The Maltese Falcon and Moby Dick, was born in Missouri in 1906, but on this day in 1964 he renounced his American citizenship to […]