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  • Short Summary

    Nice footage of members of the Saorstat Government, Republic of Ireland (Eire, Southern Ireland).

  • Description

    Republic of Ireland (Eire, Southern Ireland).

    Full titles read: "EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINISTER - of the SAORSTAT GOVERNMENT."

    Intertitle reads: "Mr W T Cosgrove, President and Minister of Finance."

    M/S's of William Cosgrove.

    Intertitle reads: "Mr Kelvin O'Higgins, Vice President & Minister for Home Affairs." Nice M/S's of O'Higgins.

    Intertitle reads: "General R. Mulcahy - Minister of Defence." M/S's and C/U's of Mulcahy in full military uniform.

    Intertitle reads: "Professor E MacNeil, Minister of Education." Good M/S's and C/U'S of MacNeil in smart suit.

    Intertitle reads: "Mr Ernest Blythe, Minister for Local Government." M/S's of Blythe.

    Intertitle reads: "Mr Desmond Fitzgerald, Minister for External Affairs." M/S's of Fitzgerald.

    Intertitle read: "The Speaker, Professor M. Hayes." M/S's of Hayes smiling.

    Amendment October 2011: A visitor to the site has pointed out that in this clip's description, Kevin O'Higgins is listed as "Kelvin" and William Cosgrave is listed as "Cosgrove". These mistakes are in the original 1920s intertitles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    292.27
    Media URN:
    23426
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:46:00 / 01:44:07:00
    Canister:
    G 937

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