• Short Summary

    Flooded farmland near Athlone in Eire.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Shannon Floods".

    Near Athlone, County Westmeath, Eire (Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland).

    Various shots of flooded agricultural land; we see farmhouse with cows stranded on bit of dry land. M/S boys riding bicycle down flooded land. More shots people wading through flood water, boy gives smaller friend a piggy back. M/S policemen in waders leading donkey to safety.

    Note: newspaper article about floods on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1788.02
    Media URN:
    55135
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:36:00 / 01:02:08:00
    Canister:
    65/8

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