• Short Summary

    General Ike Eisenhower and wife Mamie visit Eire and meet President de Valera.

  • Description

    Titles read: "IRELAND LIKES IKE".

    Dublin, Eire (Republic of Ireland, Southern Ireland).

    Various shots of former President General Dwight (Ike) Eisenhower and his wife Mamie arriving at Dublin Airport. They are greeted by Minister of External Affairs, Frank Aiken. They walk past the Guard of Honour. Ike waves at people on the airport balcony. The Eisenhower's car leaves the airport.

    General view of Arus An Uachtarain, home of President de Valera. The President and Eisenhower pose outside the building for photographers. They are joined by American Ambassador Matthew McCluskey and Sean O'Kelly, predecessor of de Valera. Mamie Eisenhower chats to Mrs McCluskey.

    In notes on file cameraman R Monks describes the above as a "Happy little affair".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1723.42
    Media URN:
    53527
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:34:00 / 01:52:41:00
    Canister:
    62/69

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