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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the Saorstat government in the wake of the death of Brigadier Sean Hales.

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    Full titles read: "THE LATE BRIGADIER SEAN HALES - Members of the Government and Army Representatives leaving the Pro Cathedral after Requiem Mass."

    L/S's of various dignitaries walking down steps from the cathedral. L/S of army vehicles full of soldiers driving away down street.

    Intertitle reads: "EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINISTER of the SAORSTAT GOVERNMENT." - "Mr W T Cosgrove, President and Minister of Finance."

    M/S's of Cosgrove.

    Intertitle reads: "Mr Kelvin O'Higgins, Vice President & Minister for Home Affairs."

    Nice M/S's of O'Higgins.

    Intertitle reads: "General R. Mulcahy - Minister of Defence."

    M/S's and C/U's of Mulcahy in full military uniform.

    Intertitle reads: "Professor E MacNeil, Minister of Education."

    Good M/S's and C/U'S of MacNeil in smart suit.

    Intertitle reads: "Mr Ernest Blythe, Minister for Local Government."

    M/S's of Blythe.

    Intertitle reads: "Mr Desmond Fitzgerald, Minister for External Affairs."

    M/S's of Fitzgerald.

    Intertitle read: "The Speaker, Professor M. Hayes."

    M/S's of Hayes smiling.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:34:00 / 01:38:00:00
    G 937

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