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  • Short Summary

    The IRA stop passers by on the Ulster border, Ireland (Eire).

  • Description

    Irish Republican Army guard border, Ireland (Eire).

    Full titles read: "ON THE ULSTER BORDER - IRA examine all passers - by. Exclusive pictures taken at risk by Staff Cameraman."

    L/S of five soldiers walking past thatched bungalow. L/S &M/S of man being pulled up in his car and frisked by an IRA member. Good M/S of soldier standing smoking cigarette and holding machine gun.

    Note: Footage in this item is identical to G 853 - "IRA guard the Northern Border."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    258.13
    Media URN:
    22742
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:19:00 / 01:25:30:00
    Canister:
    G 854

Comments (1)

  1. Paulfjb says

    I I am fairly certain that the armed men in this footage were not members of the IRA, but members of the then recently constituted Irish Army (i.e. under the control of the recognised Irish Government). The uniforms strongly suggest that this is the case

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