Large scale religious celebrations outdoor in Dublin.
An item about the Irish Peace Treaty showing the delegates and King George V.
Eamon de Valera becomes President of Eire, includes speeches by de Valera and Lemass.
A power station is opened in Northern Ireland - it will supply some power to the Republic.
Item showing Ministers of Irish Parliament in 1948. Eire, Republic of Ireland.
America's First Ambassador to Eire presents his credentials to President O'Kelly.
Southern Ireland leaves the British Commonwealth - celebrations in Dublin.
Various close up shots of Adolf Hitler.
King Edward VIII abdicates - various archive shots of members of Royal Family involved.
Catholics clash with police at Derry, Northern Ireland.
Sinn Fein delegates pose for the camera during the Irish Peace Congress, they include Michael Collins.