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  • Short Summary

    Item showing the General Council and Committees and Director, Mr Walsh, who are organising the 1928 Tailteann Games.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Aonach Tailteann - Mr. Walsh, Director... with the General Council and Committees, who are now hard at work organising the 1928 Tailteann Games."

    Republic of Ireland (Eire, Southern Ireland).

    M/S panning across a large group of men and women sitting on chairs and standing outside; they are the General Council and Committees who are organising the Tailteann Games. M/S of Mr Walsh, the Director, sitting in the group next to two women and holding the collar of an Irish Wolfhound (?) dog. C/U of Mr Walsh.

    Intertitle reads: "Do You Remember? In August... Aonach Tailteann... Ireland's greatest athletic festival..."

    L/S of a Scottish marching band with bagpipes and drums, leading several teams of athletes across a sports pitch. L/S panning across the different teams on the field, each one carries a flag.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    720.12
    Media URN:
    33770
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:55:00 / 01:22:20:00
    Canister:
    G 1485

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