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John Henry Foley: Sculptor of the Empire

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John Henry Foley was one of the most influential sculptors in Irish history. The Dubliner’s breath-taking equestrian masterpieces strode across city squares and parklands from Dublin, to Kolkata and Virginia. Foley’s best-known Irish works include the Daniel O’Connell monument on O’Connell Street and the Henry Grattan statue on College Green, as well as the figures […]

Terence MacSwiney Laid to Rest

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This newsreel shows the final journey for Terence Mac Swiney, who died in Brixton, England on October 25th 1920. His body arrives in Cork at Customs House Quay on October 31st (it was diverted from Dublin to avoid demonstrations). His coffin arrives in Cobh on the Rathmore, and into Cork Quays on the Mary Tavy. […]

Lord Mayor of Cork Dead

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This newsreel shows the final journey for Terence Mac Swiney, who died in Brixton, England on October 25th 1920. His body arrives in Customs House Quay, Cork, on October 31st (it was diverted from Dublin to avoid demonstrations). His coffin arrives in Cobh on the Rathmore, and into Cork Quays on the Mary Tavy. A […]