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    Republic of Ireland, Southern Ireland, Eire.

    Title: "NEW IRISH INDUSTRY, The Most Rev. Dr. Foley, Bishop of Kildare, turns the first sod of the Carlow Beet Sugar Factory".

    M/S of a man giving a speech in front of a crowd of men, women and children, pan to show three official looking men standing apart from the crowd, listening to the speaker. C/U of the man speaking. M/S of the speaker passing a shovel to one of the official looking men - the Bishop? - who drives it into the ground. C/U of the Bishop giving a speech. M/S of the crowd gathered around the Bishop as he lifts a sod of earth with the shovel, everyone applauds.

    M/S of the Bishop (wearing a top hat) standing in a field talking to two men, one of the men points towards something. Panning shot along a group of forty or so men, they look like they are posing for a photograph.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:09:00 / 01:51:10:00
    G 1258
    Sort Number:
    G 1258
  • Appears in...

    Trade & Industry
    The Way We Worked 1920-1929 Religion Empires of Trade - Tobacco and Sugar
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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