President W.T. Cosgrave returns to Ireland from the League of Nations' Conference.
Republic of Ireland, Eire, Southern Ireland.
President Cosgrave of Ireland returns from the League of Nations' Conference.
M/S of Cosgrave in flying helmet and goggles standing with several men, some in military uniforms, in front of a biplane. C/U of Cosgrave chatting to another man in flying gear. C/U of a man with goggles on (probably Cosgrave) sitting in the open cockpit of the biplane. M/S of the biplane taking off. L/S of the biplane flying. M/S of a group of men on the ground waving their hats, bidding farewell to the President.
Title: "September 14th. President Cosgrave returns from the League of Nation's Conference".
C/U of the President chatting with the Captain on the bridge of a ship. L/S of a biplane swooping over a steam ship coming into harbour towards the camera. High angled shot of Cosgrave with a woman and a man getting into a car, a crowd surrounds them (including two policemen), they wave their hats and cheer. L/S of the President's car and mounted policemen coming down a crowd lined street past a large monument - looks like Dublin. C/U of Cosgrave and the woman (his wife?) listening as a man reads from a scroll.
C/U of men inside the driver's cabin of a steam engine. Low angled shot of the train crossing a viaduct. Panning shot of a group of men - including Cosgrave? - posing for a photograph in front of the train.
Note: the shots of the train and the viaduct are the same or similar to shots seen in MALLOW VIADUCT, also in G 1046. AH 2000.
Note: some old records and paperwork spell the president's name Cosgrove - the correct spelling is Cosgrave. AH 2000.