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  1. johnny_doyle Doyle says

    Re the text "A man (probably William Cosgrave) walks out of a door; sits in a chair on porch; opens book. Reading book. CU man speaking" the chap is Arthur Griffith.

    Johnny Doyle

  2. Niall Murray says

    II have identified the figures, places and dates of the footage here: The scenes were filmed around the third week of July 1920. Opening scene shows a sitting of a Dáil Éireann court, most likely the District Court for Cork city, and most likely sitting in Cork City Hall. Terence MacSwiney, Mid-Cork TD (member of Dáil Éireann, the revolutionary Irish government) and Lord Mayor of Cork city is seen in his rooms at Cork City Hall. The heavily protected building is Cork Courthouse, where soldiers and barbed wire are in use. The official courts were largely redundant due to the operation of the alternative Dáil courts and IRA intimidatin. Arthur Griffith, founder of Sinn Féin, is the man with moustache reading the book, filmed the day before the Pathé footage was taken in Cork. He is joined by Robert Brennan, journalist and leading member of the Dáil\'s publicity/propaganda department

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