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The Irish Independence Film Collection - The Early Irish Free State
Directed by:
IFI
Produced by:
IFI
Year:

2019
Duration:

1 min 39 sec
Language:
English

Brenda Malone, Curator of Military History at The National Museum of Ireland, discusses the contrasting aspects between rural and urban modernisation in the Irish Free State, from the development of electricity and the Shannon Scheme to potato blight in Connemara and coracle making near the River Boyne.

This film is part of The Irish Independence Film Collection – The Early Irish Free State that explores facets of Irish society after the War of Independence and up to the birth of the Irish Republic.

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