Rehearsals take place for Irish Military Tattoo which includes drills and reconstruction of ancient battle. Lansdowne Road, Ireland.
Item title reads - Irish Military Tattoo. Rehearsals for the great Civic Week festival in full swing at Lansdowne Road. Ireland.
L/S of soldiers lined up in a square, the camera pans across more in the middle to the other side. M/S of soldiers parading and drilling up and down, they go from lying to standing position then march. Various shots of them forming different patterns as they drill.
Intertitle - 'The "Battle" of Clonmel provides ample scope for soldiers to play at Gladiators of former days!'
M/S as they charge across the ground wearing capes and carrying shields and swords. M/S of a castle, troops run about and part of the wall is demolished. Various shots of the battle as they fight each other man to man. Two men sword fight on a wall, one wins and the others cheer.