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Cavan v Meath – 1952 GAA All-Ireland Football Final

This was to be Cavan’s last appearance to date – something few could have predicted in 1952 given the county’s great tradition. The first game was played in terrible conditions. Cavan survived a late Meath revival and were only saved by a late point from Edwin Carolan. They then won the replay, again played in […]

Portrait of Dublin

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This short film was made by filmmaker (later archivist) Liam Ó Laoghaire (aka Liam O’Leary) and was commissioned by the Cultural Relations Committee of the Department of External Affairs. The film was designed to promote the city of Dublin to its inhabitants and to potential visitors from abroad. Brendan Stafford’s crisp black and white cinematography […]