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More than Half a Million Mourners

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August 1922: In this newsreel Michael Collins is lying in repose in City Hall. Thousands of people line the streets outside to wait their turn to pay their respects. The Royal Irish Constabulary officers are working hard to try and hold back the crowds outside the Pro-Cathedral on Marlborough street. Michael Collins was an Irish […]

Funeral of Michael Collins

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In this newsreel from August 1922, thousands of people line the streets waiting their turn to pay their respects to Michael Collins. The Royal Irish Constabulary officers are working hard to try and hold back the crowds outside the Pro-Cathedral on Marlborough street. RIC Soldiers march up O’Connell Street behind the funeral carriage as it […]

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 […]

Wexford Commemorations

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Nationalists from all over Ireland pay tribute to the memory of the late Mr. John Redmond who passed away March 6th 1918. A portrait of Redmond can been seen on the wall of the cemetery on the corner of John’s Gate Street, Wexford Town. A procession of mourners gather in front of it and a […]