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The Causeway of the Giants

The majestic Giant’s Causeway, Co. Antrim, takes centre stage in this film from the Pathétone Weekly cinemagazine from 1935. A man clambers on some of the 37,000 basalt rock columns as a narrator describes the location as one of the ‘wonders of the world’. Most of the rocks are hexagonal in shape but there is […]

Larne Harbour

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This short newsreel shows a slow panning shot of Larne Harbour (exact date is unknown but approximate is 1914-1918). In April 1914, Larne Harbour was one of three harbours used by the Ulster Unionist Council to smuggle in over 25,000 rifles and between 3 to 5 million rounds of bullets from Germany.   (386)