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  • Short Summary

    Roman Catholic May Day procession at Mount Argus in Ireland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - May Day procession. Large numbers take part in the annual event at Mount Argus. Ireland.

    Priests and altar boys walk down carrying candles and crosses, others follow with religious banners. Little girls dressed in white hoods and dark dresses, possibly representing the Virgin Mary, walk along behind. Others are dressed in white and carry flowers, a woman organises them into line. M/S of more priests carrying banners, others follow with a statue of the Virgin Mary.

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    Film ID:
    304.29
    Media URN:
    23705
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/05/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:22:00 / 01:38:15:00
    Canister:
    G 980

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