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Dublin War Scenes

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This remarkable footage highlights the events that happened in Dublin during the Civil War from June 28th to July 5th. It depicts the devastating use of artillery by the rebels against the Four Courts and the shootings and battles around O’Connell Street, Abbey Street and Portobello Bridge. Free state soldiers are seen handing out supplies […]

Dublin’s Civil War

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Released on July 10th 1922, this newsreel shows dramatic scenes at the Hibernian Insurance Company building on Sackville Street (O’Connell Street). Government forces attempt to burn out the rebels by firing their ‘first shell’ into a building as soldiers look on. The destroyed shell of a building has its windows blown out and as it […]

Red Cross Society Garden Fête in Dublin

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Red Cross functions were designed to help raise funds for the Red Cross charity. A variety of games and entertainment were planned. One game in particular shows a man trying to get into a basket which is balanced on two poles. He appears to pretend to be severely injured but based on the spectator’s reaction […]

Derry and Toms Ambulance Corps

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This short newsreel shows members of the Red Cross load a presumidly injured man on a stretcher onto the back of an ambulance. The location is unknown. A charabanc then leads a procession of new recruits (dressed in civilian clothes) followed by the ambulance. (333)