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  • Short Summary

    The site of a huge outdoor altar is blessed by the Archbishop of Dublin.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "For Ireland's great Eucharistic Congress - His Grace the Archbishop of Dublin cuts first sod of site of the great altar."

    Dublin, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Dublin bless the site for an outdoor altar with Holy Water. He uses a spade to cut out the first piece of earth from the site. Church and civic dignitaries watch as the Bishop carries out his ceremony.

    N.B. The Congress occurred in 1932.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    871.22
    Media URN:
    12773
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/10/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:16:00 / 01:37:52:00
    Canister:
    31/85

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