St Patrick's Day In Dublin 1928

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    Full titles read: "St. Patrick's Day in Dublin - Troops attend open air Mass at Collins Barracks."

    Dublin, Eire (Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland).

    M/S shows a priest standing at an altar in a small shelter in a field; an army officer kneels before the altar. From a different angle, M/S shows the priest and officer kneeling before the altar, then panning left, we see the troops standing during the mass. Soldiers carrying furled flags march across the field with a military escort.

    Intertitle reads: "Sprigs of shamrock adorned every cap."
    Several shots show soldiers taking a sprig of shamrock from a box and placing them in their caps.

    Intertitle reads: "The Minister for Defence takes the salute at the "March Past" in College Green."
    On a platform on the College Green in Dublin, the Minister for Defence, Desmond Fitzgerald, stands beneath the Irish flag and watches troops and a military band march past. M/S of Fitzgerald watching with his hat against his chest. Soldiers ride past on horseback, pulling guns; armoured cars drive past. Crowds line the street to watch on this rainy day.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    33788
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    720.30
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:39:00 / 01:50:27:00
    Canister:
    G 1487
    Sort Number:
    G 1487
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