• Short Summary

    A power station is opened in Northern Ireland - it will supply some power to the Republic.

  • Description

    Ballyshannon, Lough Erne, Northern Ireland. Co-operation between Eire and Northern Ireland led to the building of a new power station.

    GV. Pan up and along Power Lines to Station. GV. Country side pan to New power station at Lough Erne. SCU. Sean Lemass, Minister for Industry and Commerce opens new station by inserting key. CU. Man looking on. SV. Sean Lemass and officials enter station. CU. Two Man. SV. Sean Lemass and another greet Bishops of Raphoe and Clogher by kissing their rings. MV. Officials including Bishops and Lemass walking towards. MV. Crowd pan to Bishops conducting service CU. Bishop. SV. Bishop of Raphoe reading service and making sign of cross SCU. Lemass and others listening to service. SV. Bishop blessing station and sprinkling Holy Water. GV. Control room of power station. SV. Officials pointing out dials to Lemass. CU. Lemass's hand switches on pan up to Lemass. SCU. Pointer on dial revolving. GV. Turbines.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    32.25
    Media URN:
    27549
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:55:00 / 01:43:32:00
    Canister:
    52/82 (Special)

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