Reburial in Ireland of Easter Uprising hero executed and buried in England.
Title reads: "IRISH HONOUR SIR ROGER CASEMENT".
Dublin, Eire (Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland).
M/S coffin of Sir Roger Casement lying in state. Guard of Honour presents arms outside cathedral. The coffin is carried down steps. C/U officer saluting. M/S coffin being put on gun carriage. M/S crowd. The funeral procession moves off from the cathedral.
M/S gun carriage going past camera. The procession moves down O'Connell St. M/S as the procession comes to a halt outside the post office. The procession observes a minutes silence outside the post office.
At the gates of Glashevin Cemetery. Pan to L/S of the procession nearing cemetery. Pan from Guard of Honour to the coffin being borne towards grave. M/S crowd around the grave. M/S rifles being fired in salute. President Eamonn De Valera gives a speech. M/S coffin surrounded by mourners. M/S of the funeral and cemetery.
Casement was executed in England in 1916, after Easter Uprising. His body was exhumed from Pentonville Prison to be reburied in Ireland.