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THE IRISH RIVIERA

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This early example of a State Sponsored promotional film was made in 1936 and showcases the sunny south coast of Ireland and everything it has to offer to a first-time visitor to Ireland. Made by the Irish Tourist Association, the film briefly visits Cork City showing that from the busy shopping centre of Patrick’s Street, […]

Amharc Eireann: Eagrán 240, BRITTAS BAY

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This newsreel from 1964 shows work being carried out on the beached ship “Seabank” which ran a ground after a severe storm and had been stuck in the sand in Brittas Bay for a nearly a year. Built in 1935, the ship was sold to Irish International Shipping after it became beached on March 4th […]