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    Item showing the various athletic competitions involved in the Tailtean Games, Ireland.

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    Various athletics and sports competitions taking place in the Tailtean Games in, Ireland.

    Full titles read: "TAILTEAN GAMES - Creates great boon in Irish Athletics, no form of sport being neglected."

    L/S's of various Irish athletes in a large group some of them start to clown around by pushing and shoving each other. M/S of oarsmen carrying boat from boathouse. M/S of them lowering the boat onto the river. Group shots of the rowers with large oars. Most of the men are wearing scarves. M/S of the crew in the boat on the river.

    L/S of the race underway (There appear to be three boats involved in the race altogether). Various shots of the race in progress, some people watch from the riverbank. L/S of athlete competing in the discus competition, he spins around and releases the discus.

    L/S of hurdles race underway, there is a large stately home visible in the background. L/S athlete landing very near to the crowd in the long jump competition, officials use a tape to measure the distance.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:05:00 / 01:08:08:00
    G 879

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  1. Unknown user says

    "Tailtean Games" in the title and in the text should read Tailteann Games.

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