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  • Short Summary

    Two Sin Feiners accused of tearing down the Union Jack and forced to parade it around their village.

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    Dungarvan, Waterford, Southern Ireland (Eire, Republic of Ireland).

    Intertitle: "NO ONE CAN INSULT OUR FLAG. Sinn Feiners - who had on Armistice Day, of all days, - torn down the Union Jack - were made to parade the village and re-hoist it".

    L/S of an empty town square, armed 'black and tans' escort two men carrying a large Union Jack. C/U panning shot of the two 'Sinn Feiners' - they are not actually holding the flag - it is tied to their lapels, the are surrounded by men in uniforms ( R.I.C? Black and Tans? ), in the background is a crowd of onlookers from the village.

    M/S of the 'Sinn Feiners' and their guard walking up a country lane, the uniformed men carry pistols and rifles. Low angled L/S of the Union Jack being planted at the top of a rocky hill.

    Note: A Pathe website user informs us that the "rocky hill" is in fact McGrath's Castle in ruins. McGrath's Castle was located in Abbeyside and would have been visible in Dungarvan Town.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:15:00 / 01:47:52:00
    G 722

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