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Along the Line

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This 1931 film from the Pathé Pictorial cinemagazine series features the Lartigue Monorail, running from Listowel to Ballybunion, Co Kerry. The steam-powered monorail (originally designed by Frenchman Charles Lartigue) operated from 1888 to 1924 and carried passengers, livestock and freight. In this newsreel we can see how the monorail rides along supported A-shaped trestles. Footage […]

Evacuation of Ireland

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This newsreel shows the first 60,000 British Troops to leave Ireland and go back to England in May 1922. As soldiers march past, crowds of people line up to cheer and wave. The troops are taken away in a military transporter, most with a smile on their face as they wave and shake hands with […]

Wexford Treaty Meeting

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On April 8th 1922, Michael Collins visited Wexford Town where he made a speech at St. Peter’s Square to a large crowd. In this newsreel, we see some disruption caused by the anti-Treaty IRA. Train tracks were tampered with and in some cases lines were destroyed. This was done to stop people travelling to see […]

Is it Peace?

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London, October 11th 1921: Sinn Féin delegates, including  Arthur Griffith, arrive for the first formal peace negotiations at 10 Downing Street. In this newsreel, scenes of the Irish Embassy at 17 Grosvenor Place, London, are depicted with the Irish tricolour flag prominently placed above the main entrance. Crowds are seen kneeling and praying on the […]

The Last Train

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The Last Train is a short film that was made as part of The Animation Hub, a new scheme set up by BCFE and Trinity college to promote working relationships between BCFE’s animation students and TCD’s computer science students. With kind permission of Giant Animation Studios. (304)

Cadbury’s: Milk Tray

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Advertisement for Cadbury’s Milk Tray which sees a family rushing to board a train in time. As they climb on board, they are gifted a box of Milk Tray which they enjoy as their father struggles to carry all their luggage. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (1055)

CIE: Going Home

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Advertisement for the CIE Supertrain service in which a woman travels by train to be reunited with her partner. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (1797)

CIE: Holiday for a Day

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Animated advertisement for CIE featuring a lively jingle and encouraging people to ‘Holiday for a day in the city.’ To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (771)

CIE: Great Train Robbery

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An advertisement for CIE’s Great Train Robbery reduced fares. A cowboy urges buyers: ‘ ‘Come on folks – join the Great Train Robbery and get away with less than half-price return’. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (967)

CIE: Rail Presenter

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A short advertisement for a new type of CIE train, showing aspects of the comfort and speed now available with rail travel. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (1256)

Quix: Train

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Advertisement for Quix washing up liquid which takes places on the CIE Express train from Dublin to Cork. Quix is tested against an unnamed brand and is found to last longer. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (1014)