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Alive Alive O: A Requiem for Dublin

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Alive Alive O – A Requiem for Dublin chronicles the heroes and the ever-changing heart of Dublin over a seven-year period. During this time, Merry Doyle’s lens captures the colourful characters of the city by focusing on Dublin street traders and their daily hustle and bustle. This invaluable record of vanished communities also depicts a […]

People of Dublin

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People of Dublin is an outtake from the documentary Alive Alive O: A Requiem For Dublin and part of The Loopline Collection Volume 1. To see more of the collection click here. (12)

A Ballad to Dublin

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A Ballad to Dublin is an outtake from the documentary Alive Alive O: A Requiem For Dublin and part of The Loopline Collection Volume 1. To see more of the collection click here. (12)

James Gandon: A Life

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This Loopline documentary follows the life of  architect, James Gandon, whose plans were realised when Ireland operated under British colonial rule. James Gandon (1743–1823) is recognised today as one of the leading architects to have worked in Ireland in the late 18th century and early 19th century. His neo-classical buildings still dominate Dublin’s urban landscape, […]

Unique Boxing Event

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This newsreel shows a ‘unique boxing event’ from 1926 at McKee Barracks in Dublin. Teams representing the British and Free State Armies meet for the first time in an inter-army Boxing Contest. (420)

Armistice Day Dublin

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In this newsreel from November 11th 1924, 50,000 people gather at College Green in Dublin to honour the 35,000 Irish soldiers who died fighting in World War One. As wreaths are laid out in front of a memorial, men bow their heads to the 16th Irish Division. We are told that a spontaneous rendition of […]

Remembrance Day Bray

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November 1924, a day of remembrance in Bray. This newsreel shows a crowd of people lining up to show gratitude to the 200 people from Bray who died in World War 1. A moment’s silence is observed before veterans, women and children decorate the base of the memorial with wreaths. This was one of the […]

Ireland Healing Her Wounds

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It’s October 1925 and 3 years after the republican outbreak which nearly destroyed Ireland’s main courthouse the Four Courts. Now, it is rising from the ashes as work is carried out to rebuild and repair it to its former glory. Following the War of Independence, much of Dublin city centre was destroyed with many buildings […]

Cenotaph to Michael Collins

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This newsreel, filmed in August 1923, shows the unveiling of a Cenotaph to honour the memory of Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith. It marks the first anniversary of their deaths and is unveiled in Dublin. This was a wooden structure that contained plaster medallions of both men. By 1939 the structure had become dilapidated and […]

Heroes Honoured

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In this newsreel from August 1923, a Cenotaph to honour the memory of Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith is unveiled in Dublin on the first anniversary of their deaths. Similar to the other newsreels dedicated to this unveiling, this one has footage taken from a different angle, revealing William T. Cosgrave in attendance. This was […]