• Short Summary

    President de Valera opens turf cutting competition in Ireland.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "NOVEL & USEFUL CONTEST - President De Valera cuts first sod in peat cutting competition."

    Bog of Allen, County Kildare Republic of Ireland (Southern Ireland, Eire).

    President de Valera cuts the first sod in turf cutting competition - thousands of people look on. A woman - possibly Mrs de Valera is presented with the turf cut by the President. Various shots of the contestants cutting turf - it looks so easy and clean when they do it. A woman is seen stacking up the turf.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    785.25
    Media URN:
    9607
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/04/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:55:00 / 01:32:00:00
    Canister:
    34/34

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