First Rays Of Hope 1922

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    Irish Civil War truce called. Unknown location but probably Ireland.

    Full titles read: "First Rays of Hope - Army Chiefs agree to a truce". L/S's and M/S's of Various army chiefs standing in line. M/S of two army chiefs talking. L/S of army officials being driven away by car.

    Amendment October 2011: A visitor to the site has written in with additional information. The men standing include Sean Mac Eoin on the left (in uniform) and Liam Mellowes on the extreme right.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    23441
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    266.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:20:00 / 01:11:14:00
    Canister:
    G 874
    Sort Number:
    G 0874
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    War & Revolution
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    1920-1929 MCW The Siege The Siege ORDER Irish Civil War civil war Revolution in Colour Irish Civil War, 1922-1924
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  • The gentleman on the left in the army uniform is Gen. Sean MacEoin who during the War of Independence was the O/C of the Longford Brigade and led the North Longford Flying Column. A statue to the memory of MacEoin and the Flying Column was unveiled in Ballinalee, Co Longford in June, 2013 by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

    MickHeslin 3rd Feb 2014

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