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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of men occupying property in Limerick whilst I.R.A. forces patrol the area.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "The Invasion of Limerick. invading forces occupy houses, hotels and boathouse and march through streets armed, while official I.R.A. forces patrol in an armoured car."

    Limerick, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    M/S of group of men standing outside a house looking a little menacing. Three of them hold rifles. L/S of another group of men outside a hotel. L/S of group of men marching towards the camera with rifles over their shoulders. M/S of the men (only about 10 of them) standing to attention. Various shots of men standing around "occupying" property by standing on steps of building. Some smoke, others laugh. Low angle shot showing faces at the window of a house. Good shots of the Irish Republican Army vehicle. One man proudly displays the Irish Free State flag which flies from the vehicle. The armoured car is driven past the camera. More shots of men marching with rifles over their shoulders. L/S of a river flowing past buildings.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:47:00 / 01:25:05:00
    G 858

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