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Fall of Limerick

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Category:
The Irish Independence Film Collection
Directed by:
Produced by:
Topical Film Company
Year:

1922
Duration:

46 sec
Language:
Silent with English Intertitles

Originally released  July 29th 1922, this brief newsreel depicts Civil War scenes in Limerick city.

The Strand Barracks are shelled and burned out, and a roofless Barracks Chapel is seen smouldering. These are the first pictures which show the organisation and established military system then under the command of General Michael Collins.

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