The people of Erin bid farewell to departing British troops. Southern Ireland, Eire.
Item title reads - Erin's farewell. Vast crowds cheer departing British troops who left with bands playing and Colours flying. Dublin, Southern Ireland, Eire.
Intertitle - 'General Mulcahy - hoists the Republican Flag over Irish Command Headquarters ...'
M/S as General Mulcahy raises the Republican flag and soldiers behind stand to attention. M/S as it makes its way up the pole.
Intertitle - '.... and with whole of his Staff, salutes the last British Troops to leave.'
M/S as the troops march along. M/S of the men saluting.
Intertitle - 'General Macready took the final salute.'
L/S as the British troops march past and General Macready salutes them. M/S as he talks to an officer and shakes hands. M/S as the troops walk along and smile as they shake hands with the crowds. M/S of the soldiers on the boat, people lean over and shake their hands. L/S as it moves away and everyone waves from the ship and dock. M/S pan across the crowds of people waving at them.