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Religion in the Irish Free State

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

2019
Duration:

3 mins 45 sec
Language:
English

Brenda Malone, Curator of Military History at The National Museum of Ireland, examines religion in the nation including the performance by famous Irish tenor Count John McCormack at the 1929 Catholic Emancipation Centenary Celebration in Cashel, the 1932 The Eucharistic Congress in Dublin and the case of Julia Clarke (a woman sentenced to a month in gaol for kissing her boyfriend).

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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