1950-1959

Ireland V England

Ireland V England (1958)

England and Ireland draw 3-3 in Belfast - Bobby Charlton and Tom Finney score for England.

IRA Commemoration

IRA Commemoration (1954)

Veteran IRA men lay wreaths on graves of executed comrades at Mountjoy Prison.

IRA Members Arrested & Martello Tower Auctioned

IRA Members Arrested & Martello Tower Auctioned (1954)

IRA members being taken to prison (Martello Tower section is missing).

Rugby - France V Ireland

Rugby - France V Ireland (1954)

French triumph in low-scoring rugby match in Paris. Poor light initially

Student Rally In Support Of IRA Prisoners

Student Rally In Support Of IRA Prisoners (1954)

Student demonstration in Dublin against British aggression and in support of IRA prisoners.

I.R.A. Arms Raid On Army Barracks

I.R.A. Arms Raid On Army Barracks (1955)

PCs with van they captured containing stolen arms & ammunition, boys who saw IRA operation.

Parsons - Genius Of Power - Reel 1 Also Known As Parsons' Turbines

Parsons - Genius Of Power - Reel 1 Also Known As Parsons' Turbines (1955)

Documentary about Parsons - designer of turbines and generators - good shots of work and science.

Irish Inter-County Ballroom Dancing Competition AKA Irish Inter-County Ballroom Dancing

Irish Inter-County Ballroom Dancing Competition AKA Irish Inter-County Ballroom Dancing (1958)

Professional dancers Sammy Osburn and Peggy Dullaghan demonstrating and judging at an Irish ballroom dancing competition.

Dublin Airport Closed By Fuel Strike

Dublin Airport Closed By Fuel Strike (1959)

Item showing Dublin Airport deserted during fuel strike. Southern Ireland (Eire).

Ireland: 2  Italy: 1

Ireland: 2 Italy: 1 (1958)

Ireland beat Italy in World Cup football qualifying match in Belfast.

Ireland V Wales

Ireland V Wales (1958)

Wales beat Ireland 9-6 in International Rugby match in Dublin.

Fianna Veterans Honour The 'countess'

Fianna Veterans Honour The 'countess' (1950)

Ireland honours the memory of one of its revolutionary heroes Countess Markievicz.

Amateur Boxing - Ireland Beat Germany

Amateur Boxing - Ireland Beat Germany (1953)

Various boxing matches from Dublin.

The Queen Visits Northern Ireland

The Queen Visits Northern Ireland (1950)

Queen Elizabeth pays a visit to Northern Ireland and sees her sister, the Countess of Granville.

Dollar Exports From Ireland

Dollar Exports From Ireland (1954)

Irish minister James Everett inspects goods for export from Eire to USA.

The Workhouse Ward Reel 3

The Workhouse Ward Reel 3 (1950)

Filmed play - very funny stuff about two grumpy men who live in the workhouse.

Dublin

Dublin (1950)

England win show jumping's Aga Khan Trophy at Dublin Horse Show.

The Aga Khan Trophy

The Aga Khan Trophy (1950)

England win show jumping's Aga Khan Trophy at Dublin Horse Show.

Dublin Horse Show

Dublin Horse Show (1959)

International show jumping competition at Dublin.

Twickenham - England V. Ireland

Twickenham - England V. Ireland (1954)

England beats Ireland by 14-3 in all-action rugby match.

Tribute To Irish Valour

Tribute To Irish Valour (1959)

French General Souard presents Irish flags to Sean O'Kelly at the Dublin Castle.

First Atlantic Flight 40th Anniversary

First Atlantic Flight 40th Anniversary (1959)

Memorial to pioneer aviators Alcock and Brown unveiled in Galway.

Rugby - Ireland V England

Rugby - Ireland V England (1953)

Rugby Union international between England and Ireland from Dublin. 9-9 draw

England Beat Ireland

England Beat Ireland (1951)

England beat Ireland 2-0 in an international football match from Villa Park.

Irish Floods

Irish Floods (1950)

Aerial views of the flooded areas of Shannon and Athlone.

Irish Stock Shots - Country Cottages

Irish Stock Shots - Country Cottages (1950)

Scenes of Irish country cottages.

Survivors And Dead Of

Survivors And Dead Of "Princess Victoria" Sunk In Irish Sea (1950)

Surviving and dead crew members of ships that sunk off Belfast.

The Workhouse Ward Reel 1

The Workhouse Ward Reel 1 (1950)

Filmed play - very funny stuff about two grumpy men who live in the workhouse.

The Workhouse Ward Reel 2

The Workhouse Ward Reel 2 (1950)

Filmed play - very funny stuff about two grumpy men who live in the workhouse.

Oireachtas Na Gaelice - Irish Festival In Dublin Cathedral

Oireachtas Na Gaelice - Irish Festival In Dublin Cathedral (1952)

Annual celebration of Gaelic culture and language from Dublin.

Wales V Ireland

Wales V Ireland (1958)

Wales and Ireland draw 1-1 in football international.

Ireland:9 Australia: 6

Ireland:9 Australia: 6 (1958)

Ireland beat the Aussies for the first time in an international rugby match from Dublin.

De Valera President - Irish Version

De Valera President - Irish Version (1959)

Eamon de Valera becomes President of Eire, includes speeches by de Valera and Lemass.

Grand National

Grand National (1953)

1953 Grand National - various footage showing victory of Early Mist.

An Tostal Fashions Parade

An Tostal Fashions Parade (1953)

Fashions by Irish designers are seen on the catwalk in Dublin.

Inauguration Of President

Inauguration Of President (1952)

Sean T O'Kelly becomes President of the Irish Republic for the second time.

Special - Dublin Special - International Rugby

Special - Dublin Special - International Rugby (1957)

Ireland defeats France 11-6 in the international rugby match played in Dublin.

England V Ireland

England V Ireland (1952)

Rugby international between England and Ireland. - England win - in the snow.

Dublin Spring Show

Dublin Spring Show (1952)

Coverage of Royal Dublin Society Spring show.

Gold Find In Wicklow Mountain - Ireland

Gold Find In Wicklow Mountain - Ireland (1959)

Gold is found in the Wicklow mountains in Ireland (Eire).

Belfast

Belfast (1953)

Good street scenes of Belfast and people arriving at a football or rugby match.

The Queen In Ulster

The Queen In Ulster (1951)

Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret tour round Ulster. Special item for Northern Ireland.

Duke Of Edinburgh Visits Ulster Farms

Duke Of Edinburgh Visits Ulster Farms (1956)

Duke of Edinburgh walking in fields with others, in Cookstown.

In St. Patrick's Footsteps - Irish Version.

In St. Patrick's Footsteps - Irish Version. (1950)

Pilgrims make their way up Croagh Patrick in Eire in an annual religious event.

Stars Attend Dublin Premiere AKA Stars Attend Film Premier

Stars Attend Dublin Premiere AKA Stars Attend Film Premier (1954)

Stars fly to the Dublin premiere of the new comedy film "Happy Ever After".

De Valera President

De Valera President (1959)

Eamon de Valera takes oath and becomes President of the Republic of Ireland.

Killarney And Blarney

Killarney And Blarney (1958)

A look at some of the sights and traditions of picturesque South West Ireland.

Ireland Honours St. Patrick

Ireland Honours St. Patrick (1950)

Irish President Sean O'Kelly goes to mass and sees the St. Patrick's Day Parade.

Dublin - An Tostal Hairstyling Competition

Dublin - An Tostal Hairstyling Competition (1953)

Hairdressers compete for prizes in open contest. A fashion parade also goes on.

Ireland Beat France

Ireland Beat France (1959)

Ireland beat France at rugby 9-5 in Dublin.

The Gold Cup

The Gold Cup (1958)

Top Horse Race at Ascot won by Irish mare 'Gladness'.

England Beat Ireland AKA England V Ireland

England Beat Ireland AKA England V Ireland (1959)

International football at Wembley: England beat Ireland 2-1.

Festival In Dublin AKA Irish Special -  St. Patrick's Day In Dublin

Festival In Dublin AKA Irish Special - St. Patrick's Day In Dublin (1952)

Crowds turn out to see the Big Parade in Dublin - celebrating St. Patrick's Day.

Ireland V Wales

Ireland V Wales (1952)

Wales beat Ireland 3 -0 in Football International at Swansea

President Meets Us Ambassador

President Meets Us Ambassador (1950)

America's First Ambassador to Eire presents his credentials to President O'Kelly.

International Bowls Contest

International Bowls Contest (1952)

Bowlers show off their skills at a competition in Dublin - De Valera comes to watch.

Championship Dog Show

Championship Dog Show (1950)

Lots of dogs on show at best dog show in Eire.

Drumshanbo - Dance At Cross Roads

Drumshanbo - Dance At Cross Roads (1953)

Dancing in the road to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

Dominican College Centenary Celebrations

Dominican College Centenary Celebrations (1952)

Irish dignitaries attend service to celebrate Centenary of Dominican College.

Rugby - France Beat Ireland

Rugby - France Beat Ireland (1955)

By 5-3 France beat Ireland at Landsdowne Park, Dublin.

Kelly Wins Enniskerry Hill Climb

Kelly Wins Enniskerry Hill Climb (1950)

Motor hill climb for the Meath Trophy. Cars race up hill in time trial event in County Wicklow.

Special - Cardiff - Wales V. Ireland

Special - Cardiff - Wales V. Ireland (1955)

Wales wins rugby match against Ireland - score 21-3.

Selected Originals - Rugby - Ireland V England

Selected Originals - Rugby - Ireland V England (1953)

Material relating to newsreel story "Rugby - Ireland V England" - 53/11.

Selected Originals - Rugby - Ireland Trounce Scotland

Selected Originals - Rugby - Ireland Trounce Scotland (1953)

Material relating to newsreel story "Rugby - Ireland Trounce Scotland" - 53/15.

Rugby - Ireland Trounce Scotland

Rugby - Ireland Trounce Scotland (1953)

Ireland beat Scotland 26-8 in Rugby Union International.

Limerick - An Tostal Celebrations AKA Parade & Soap Box Races

Limerick - An Tostal Celebrations AKA Parade & Soap Box Races (1953)

An Tostal is celebrated with parades and a soap box derby in Limerick.

Irish National Stud

Irish National Stud (1957)

A look at the Killarney horse races and the stock on an Irish stud farm.

Irish-American Wedding

Irish-American Wedding (1954)

Irish-American wedding - Deirdre O'Brien marries Horace Beecher Chapin from New York.

Belfast - Ireland Beat Scotland

Belfast - Ireland Beat Scotland (1954)

Ireland beat Scotland in a rugby match by six points to nil.

Olympic Star In A.B.A. Boxing

Olympic Star In A.B.A. Boxing (1957)

Dick McTaggart loses from Irishman Tony Byrne - Ireland v England boxing competition.

News Flashes - Sea Going Austin 7

News Flashes - Sea Going Austin 7 (1953)

Mr Barre attempts to cross Irish Sea in Austin Seven!

Ireland V Scotland

Ireland V Scotland (1958)

Ireland beat Scotland 12-6 in Rugby International from Dublin.

Boxing - Germany V Ireland

Boxing - Germany V Ireland (1952)

Amateur boxing match from Dublin - Germany against Ireland.

In St. Patrick's Footsteps

In St. Patrick's Footsteps (1950)

Pilgrims make their way up Croagh Patrick in Eire in an annual religious event.

Belfast - Kelly Takes Ankarah's Title

Belfast - Kelly Takes Ankarah's Title (1954)

Billy Kelly takes the Empire Featherweight title from Gold Coast's Roy Ankarah.

England V Ireland

England V Ireland (1955)

England beat Ireland at Wembley Stadium - score 3-0.

Selected Originals -  Ulster Honours Churchill AKA Ulster Honours Sir Winston AKA Churchill 2

Selected Originals - Ulster Honours Churchill AKA Ulster Honours Sir Winston AKA Churchill 2 (1955)

Material relating to the newsreel story "Ulster Honours Churchill (aka Ulster Honours Sir Winston) (aka Churchill 2)" - 55/102.

The Ambassador Opens

The Ambassador Opens (1954)

Opening of the Ambassador theatre in Dublin.

Selected Originals - Rugby - Ireland V England

Selected Originals - Rugby - Ireland V England (1953)

Material relating to newsreel story "Rugby - Ireland V England" - 53/11.

Selected Originals -  England V Ireland

Selected Originals - England V Ireland (1952)

Material relating to newsreel story "England V Ireland" - 52/27.

First Irish Ambassador To The United States

First Irish Ambassador To The United States (1950)

The Irish Ambassador meets Raymond Muir in the United States of America.

Dublin - Prendergast Inquiry

Dublin - Prendergast Inquiry (1953)

Famous trainer Paddy Prendergast is cleared by Irish Turf Club but still banned in England

President Leads Ireland's Holy Year Pilgrims

President Leads Ireland's Holy Year Pilgrims (1950)

Irish President Sean O'Kelly pays a pilgrimage to the Pope.

Dublin Crowds See Irish Rugby Triumph

Dublin Crowds See Irish Rugby Triumph (1950)

Ireland beat Scotland 21-0 in International rugby match.

Special - Scotland V Ireland - Rugby

Special - Scotland V Ireland - Rugby (1951)

Scotland beat Ireland 6-5 in the international rugby match in Scotland.

The Grand National

The Grand National

Sundew wins the 1957 Grand National horse race at Aintree.

Irish Girls Too Good For Belgium

Irish Girls Too Good For Belgium (1950)

Ireland beat Belgium 4-0 in International Womens hockey match.

Ireland Beat Scotland At Rugby 14-10

Ireland Beat Scotland At Rugby 14-10 (1956)

The Irish fifteen beat Scotland 14-10 in a brilliant rugby international in Dublin.

Ireland Beat U.S. Golden Gloves Champions AKA Boxing: Ireland V Us

Ireland Beat U.S. Golden Gloves Champions AKA Boxing: Ireland V Us (1952)

Boxing match - various Irish boxers fight Americans.

Ireland Beat France

Ireland Beat France (1951)

Ireland beat France 9-8 in the international rugby match in Dublin.

Selected Originals - Special - Football With The Lid Off

Selected Originals - Special - Football With The Lid Off (1952)

Material relating to newsreel story "Football with the lid off" -52/4

Hockey - English Women Beat Irish

Hockey - English Women Beat Irish (1951)

England beat Ireland 6-1 in women hockey on grass at Wembley.

Presidents Meet In Rome

Presidents Meet In Rome (1950)

Italian and Irish Presidents meet in Rome.

Hampden Park - Scotland 2 ,   Ireland 2

Hampden Park - Scotland 2 , Ireland 2 (1954)

A tense Diamond Jubilee International football match between two countries ends in a draw.

Irish News - President Opens An Tostal Festival - Trout Fly Fishing Contest

Irish News - President Opens An Tostal Festival - Trout Fly Fishing Contest (1953)

Parades and fishing contests - the top news from Ireland.

Ireland : 2 Scotland : 1

Ireland : 2 Scotland : 1 (1955)

Football - Ireland beats Scotland 2-1 in Belfast.

Springboks Beat Ireland

Springboks Beat Ireland (1951)

The Springboks beat Ireland 17 - 5 in rugby international. Dublin, Ireland.

Kerry Win Final Special

Kerry Win Final Special (1959)

Irish National Football League Final - Kerry beat Derry 2 goals 8 points to 1 goal 8 points.

Telegraph Poles On Fire AKA Dublin Fire

Telegraph Poles On Fire AKA Dublin Fire (1952)

Burning pile of telegraph poles leads to soldiers and firemen battling a big blaze.

U.S. Navy Visit AKA U.S. Visit Dublin

U.S. Navy Visit AKA U.S. Visit Dublin (1952)

America aircraft carrier "Saipan" visits Dublin - Irish guests are shown round.

Show Time In Dublin

Show Time In Dublin (1950)

Show jumping contest is the highlight of the Dublin Horse Show from Ballsbridge.

Special - World's Champion Ploughman

Special - World's Champion Ploughman (1954)

World Champion Ploughing contest is held at Killarney, Ireland.

Royal Visit

Royal Visit (1958)

The Queen Mother pays a wide ranging visit to the people of Northern Ireland.

England V Ireland Rugby International

England V Ireland Rugby International (1956)

England defeats Ireland 20-0 in the rugby international.

Wales Take Rugby Crown From Ireland

Wales Take Rugby Crown From Ireland (1950)

Wales beat Ireland to take Rugby Triple Crown.

Wales : 1 V Ireland : 1

Wales : 1 V Ireland : 1 (1956)

Football match between Wales and Ireland ends in a draw 1-1.

Goodison Park - England V. Ireland

Goodison Park - England V. Ireland (1953)

Football - England beat Ireland by three goals to one.

Dominick's Bar Wins Irish Grand National

Dominick's Bar Wins Irish Grand National (1950)

'Dominick's Bar' romps in to win Ireland's favourite horse race.

Grand National Prospects

Grand National Prospects (1958)

Pathe casts its eye over possible winners of the forthcoming Grand National horse race.

Irish Pro. Catches 'em Young

Irish Pro. Catches 'em Young (1950)

Golfer Eddie Hackett teaches young hopefuls at his school at Portmarnock near Dublin.

Strong Man Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title

Strong Man Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1959)

Ireland's strongest man, Butty Sugrue, proves his strength by doing some bizarre, hilarious things!

The Refugee Situation

The Refugee Situation (1957)

Hungarian refugees go on hunger strike in protest against not being allowed to go to America.

England Draw With Ireland

England Draw With Ireland (1952)

England draw 2-2 with Ireland in Belfast.

Opening Of Lough Erne AKA Irish Power Station Opened

Opening Of Lough Erne AKA Irish Power Station Opened (1952)

A power station is opened in Northern Ireland - it will supply some power to the Republic.

Special - Football With The Lid Off

Special - Football With The Lid Off (1952)

Comic football in Dublin between Stage and Press - players dressed as Churchill and Stalin

Scots Dog Wins Irish Kennel Show

Scots Dog Wins Irish Kennel Show (1950)

The Irish Kennel Club holds its annual dog show at Ballsbridge, near Dublin.

Scotland V Ireland

Scotland V Ireland (1952)

Scotland and Ireland draw 1-1 in International Football match from Glasgow.

Ireland 1; England 1

Ireland 1; England 1 (1956)

Ireland and England draw 1-1 at Windsor Park, Belfast.

England : 2 - Ireland : 3

England : 2 - Ireland : 3 (1957)

International football at Wembley - Ireland beat England 3-2.

Special - Wales V Ireland - Rugby

Special - Wales V Ireland - Rugby (1951)

International rugby match between Ireland and Wales ends in a draw 3-3.

England Beat Ireland

England Beat Ireland (1950)

England beat Ireland at Windsor Park in Belfast Northern Ireland.

Special - Ireland V Wales

Special - Ireland V Wales (1952)

Wales beats Ireland in a Rugby match (14 -3) in Dublin.

Special - Rugby - Ireland V. England

Special - Rugby - Ireland V. England (1955)

Ireland hold England to 6-6 draw.