• Short Summary

    Cosgrave and De Valera make speeches in midst of heated Election campaign in Ireland.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "'Election-Itis' at fever heat in Ireland. Mr W T Cosgrave addresses monster meeting at College Green Dublin."

    Dublin, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    Irish politician William Cosgrave addresses large meeting on College Green. Several policemen are in the crowd to keep order.

    Shot of banner: "Dublin for Cosgrave - Cosgrave for Ireland."

    SV of Cosgrave speaking. (Voiceover notes that there were representatives of 'the White Army' ie the Free State Army - and from the IRA (Irish Republican Army)).

    More shots of crowd and police. Shots of Cosgrave.

    Shots of Eamon De Valera arriving in crowded street in Roscrea, County Tipperary.

    De Valera speaks below banner reading "To God and Ireland True".

    Various shots of the crowd.

    Members of the IRA provide and escort as De Valera walks through the crowds. Spacing.

    Intertitle reads: "President de Valera addresses the farmers at Roscrea."

    Repeat of shots of De Valera addressing crowd. plus good SV of De Valera.

    N.B. This section looks like the mute version of the end of the sound story.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:12:00 / 01:03:08:00

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