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The Border

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Category:
The Irish Independence Film Collection - The Early Irish Free State
Directed by:
IFI
Produced by:
IFI
Year:

2019
Duration:

1 min 42 sec
Language:
English

Brenda Malone, Curator of Military History at The National Museum of Ireland, discusses the creation of checks and controls of the Irish Border and the affect it had on the lives of people in the region. She references early footage of border controls, a speech made by Lord Mayor Alfie Byrne and how this is an ongoing issue in Ireland in 2019.

This film is part of The Irish Independence Film Collection – The Early Irish Free State that explores facets of Irish society after the War of Independence and up to the birth of the Irish Republic.

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