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Marches/Parades – The Horgan Brothers Collection

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From information available we believe this clip to be a combination of marches in protest at the death of Terence MacSwiney who died in Brixton prison on October 25th 1920 and parades to celebrate the end of the first world war in November 1918. The Horgan Brothers’ films (1910-1920) are some of the earliest moving images […]

Clock Tower Animation – The Horgan Brothers Collection

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The Youghal Clock Tower is a light-hearted and playful exploration of the possibilities of animation in its infancy. In this short, the well-known landmark is depicted dancing into frame as the clock gate comes to life, spinning and dancing through the main street of the Cork town. It is likely that James Horgan was one […]

Dublin Zoo – Father Delany Collection

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Father Delany’s lens captures a school visit to Dublin Zoo. The highlight is a visit to the elephant enclosure where the Zookeeper demonstrates how to mount the elephant like a horse. Father Jack Delany (1906-1980) was ordained in 1930 at the age of 24 and served as a parish priest in Dublin in the 1930s […]