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Lord Wimbourne in Ireland

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Category:
The Irish Independence Film Collection
Directed by:
British Pathé
Produced by:
British Pathé
Year:

1916
Duration:

22 sec
Language:
Silent with English Intertitles

This short newsreel shows the arrival of Lord Wimbourne on a ship to Ireland. The newsreel is intercut with scenes of O’Connell Street that were taken prior to the 1916 rising and reused in various other newsreels from the Pathé Collection.

Ivor Churchill Guest (1st Viscount Wimborne, known as Lord Wimborne from 1914) was a British politician. He was one of the last Lords Lieutenant of Ireland serving in that position at the time of the Easter Rising.

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