Bus workers strike in Dublin, Ireland
Location: Dublin, Ireland (Eire)
Story about the 1961 bus workers strike in Dublin, Ireland
GV of the strike meeting. CU man listening. CU Mr. John Conroy, President of the Irish Transport and general Workers Union, speaking into microphone. Various shots of James Larkin, General Secretary of the Workers' Union of Ireland, speaking to mass ranks of workers applauding the speech. GV of strike meeting.
Various shots as businessman Mr. Charles Ward Mills rides to work on a donkey, which he has borrowed from friends. This causes great amusement to children in the street who run along beside him. He arrives at work and ties the donkey up to a lamp post. Various shots, including CU's, of another businessman as he makes his way to work on a Penny Farthing bicycle. (Mute Orig. Neg.)
Note: The strike meetings was held in Parnell Square, Dublin.