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Fall of Limerick

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

1922
Duration:

46 sec
Language:
Silent with English Intertitles

This brief newsreel was originally released on July 29th 1922 and 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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