• Short Summary

    President De Valera attends celebrations outside the GPO to commemorate the uprising of 1916

  • Description

    Dublin, Republic of Ireland, Southern Ireland, Eire

    Title Card reads: "Easter Week Demonstrations President De Valera attends celebrations in Dublin."

    WS. Line of marchers carrying banners - in the foreground is "Bolands Mill Garrison" to commemorate the 1916 uprising the banners showing where each contingent fought. WS. A contingent of The Irish Republican Army arriving in front of the GPO with British troops lined up pan to see a guard of honour of the IRA formed carrying their Mauser rifles. WS. A mounted guard of honour in front of De Valera's car which arrives outside the General Post Office, Eamon De Valera President of the Irish Free State steps out of his car.

    WS. As De Valera passes in front of the troops. WS. Soldiers blowing a fanfare from the top of the GPO. WS. Survivors of the 1916 uprising fire a volley from the roof of the GPO. WS. Pan over the IRA. battalions. WS. Rifles being aimed into the air on the roof of the Post Office the soldiers are hidden by the Portico. WS. Units of the Free State National Army parade past WS. President De Valera takes the salute from the Dais. WS. Motorised Artillery gun parades past. WS. Men in overcoats. WS Tilt down from the roof of the GPO continue tilt down and pan across Parading troops to see the battalions of the Irish Republican Army. WS. Troops parading. MS. President De Valera flanked by officers taking the salute. WS. Troops parading in front of the Dais. WS. Soldiers with bicycles parading past.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:57:00 / 01:16:37:00

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