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Irish Ceremony – View of O’Connell

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This short newsreel shows what appears to be an Irish Volunteers parade on O’Connell Street in 1915. A large group of people have gathered to see the troops march through the city. The Irish Volunteers, sometimes called the Irish Volunteer Army, was a military organisation established in 1913 by Irish nationalists. It was formed in […]

PRESIDENT KENNEDY IN IRELAND

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This documentary film produced by the Columban Fathers chronicles President John F. Kennedy’s historic visit to Ireland in June 1963, only 5 months before his tragic assassination. The producer, Father Gerry Smith, a Cavan-born missionary priest, had studied filmmaking in the U.S. He had made a number of films about ‘the old country’ before making […]