Crowds Demonstrate Against Military Service - Dublin, Eire (Republic of Ireland, Southern Ireland).
Irish crowd protests against military service (in British Army); c 1918. Shot of meeting / rally; interior; in some theatre building (curtains hanging; bunched up like bunting); in BG 3 men stand on stage in FG; with backs to camera; address crowd. Everyone puts their hands up as if saying 'aye' or taking an oath. 1 reading from newspaper. Speech. Then a shot of men signing petition (?); more curtains & flowers etc. hanging. Conscription; draft.
Words painted on wall in Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Derry says No Surrender; Britannia Rules the Waves. Ulster Special Constabulary Soldiers search a man in the street; next to barricade of sandbags. Another graffiti message: The Spirit of 1688-1690 Is Still As Strong As Ever. Derry survived a long siege by James II; a Roman Catholic convert; in 1689.
Revolution; civil war; Irish nationalism; Orangemen; military. Demonstrations; Ireland.