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  • Short Summary

    An item showing two Irish teams in the Gaelic football final replay. Soundtrack missing.

  • Description

    Item title reads - All Ireland football final replay.

    Location unknown.

    Various shots as the two teams walk out onto the pitch, crowds watch from the stands. Various shots of the Gaelic football match and crowds watching.

    Cataloguer's note: the soundtrack to this item is missing. The paperwork does not indicate who the teams are or where they are playing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    987.23
    Media URN:
    18158
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1938
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:31:00 / 01:20:11:00
    Canister:
    38/86

Comments (1)

  1. flemishgael says

    This is the 1938 All Ireland final replay between Galway and Kerry.
    Kerry are the team with the stripe (a golden horizontal stripe on a green jersey) and Ga;way are the team in the maroon jersey.
    The game ended in 2-4 0-7 (or in points 10 to 7) in Galway's favour
    It was played on 23 October 1938 in Croke Park, Dublin for an attendance of 47,851
    The first game was played 25 September 1938 at Croke Park in front of 68,950 spectators and though Galway led most of the game and scored 3-3 Kerry came back and scored 4 points to level the game at 3-3 to 2-6
    John Joe Landers kicked the winning point for Kerry in the first match but the referee apparently blew his whistle before he kicked though Kerry supporters were adamant the ball was in the air when the whistle blew. Nevertheless, a replay was necessary which Galway won.

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