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  • Short Summary

    Irish athletes in training for athletic events in Dublin.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Tailteann preparations. Competitors in training for the forthcoming Tailteann Games in Dublin."

    Dublin, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    Pan across group of men and women posing for group photograph. Many of them are wearing traditional Irish tartan costumes. Several hold bagpipes. It is quite a large gathering

    A kilted bagpipe band marches around the sports field.

    Men compete in high jump event. Each jumper is watched by the other competitors. They are landing in sand.

    Men compete in sprint running race.

    Men compete in odd event for athletics - leap frog.

    Men doing what looks like bare knuckle boxing. They don't appear to be trying too hard to land heavy punches. Closer shots of two boxers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    677.27
    Media URN:
    5051
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1932
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:30:00 / 01:43:27:00
    Canister:
    32/48

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