Swimming At Black Rock Dublin Issue 1942

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    Titles read: "SWIMMING AT BLACK ROCK" (Dublin issue).

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

    At Blackrock Baths we see various shots of contestants in the Irish Amateur Swimming Association Championships diving into the open air pool. M/S of E Heron of Sandy Cove who retains his title in the Men's High Diving Championship.

    Several shots of the Men's Senior Squadron Championships which involves several different swimming races. M/S and C/U of E McCarthy who wins the event and breaks several record.

    Various shots of the Ladies 220 Yards Freestyle Championship. Miss Day of Pembroke wins the race and also the 100 Yard Ladies Event. She poses in the water after the race. Out of focus M/S of a group of the winners (?).

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/08/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    44058
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1334.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:34:00 / 01:36:39:00
    Canister:
    42/65 (Dublin)
    Sort Number:
    42/065
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    1940-1949 Sporting Times Reminiscence Group
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