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Wexford Treaty Meeting

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On April 8th 1922, Michael Collins visited Wexford Town where he made a speech at St. Peter’s Square to a large crowd. In this newsreel, we see some disruption caused by the anti-Treaty IRA. Train tracks were tampered with and in some cases lines were torn up. This was done to stop people from travelling […]

Wexford Commemorations

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Nationalists from all over Ireland pay tribute to the memory of the late Mr. John Redmond who passed away March 6th 1918.in this newsreel. A portrait of Redmond can been seen on the wall of the cemetery on the corner of John’s Gate Street, Wexford Town. A procession of mourners gather in front of it […]

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 […]