The Early Irish Free State Collection

Significant Irish Newsreel Material from the early 1920s

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The Early Irish Free State Collection

The inauguration of Ireland’s first President, Dr Douglas Hyde;

Celebrations on the streets of Dublin as The Republic of Ireland Act comes into effect;

Speech from Dublin Lord Mayor Alfie Byrne in 1936 on the prospect of a United Ireland;

Eucharistic Congress in June 1932;

Societal inequalities of the time – read about Glaswegian Julia Clarke

Lives of inhabitants of Aran Mór off the Galway coast in 1924;

Arrival in Dublin in 1937 of crates of pigeons for the Irish Hospital Sweepstakes Pigeon Derby;

Sandycove Gala and Dún Laoghaire Regatta 0f 1923;

Lartigue Monorail from Listowel to Ballybunion which closed in 1924

The Early Irish Free State Collection can be viewed free of charge worldwide.

This page was added on 21/08/2019.

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  • Many thanks for the interesting material.

    By Noelene Beckett Crowe (08/09/2019)

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