• Short Summary

    Variety Club of Ireland opens new swimming pool for blind in Dublin.

  • Description

    Merrion, Dublin, Republic of Ireland (Southern Ireland, Eire).

    SV. Towards and pan, President of Ireland Eamonn De Valera walking to the new swimming pool for blind with Chief Barker of Variety Club of Ireland Jimmy McCaherty. CU. Sign "New Swimming Pool Sponsored By Variety Club Of Ireland". LV. People on edge of pool applauding. Pan down to swimming pool. SV. Doctor Hillery, Minister for Industry and Commerce, cuts the tape to open the new swimming pool for the blind. GV. Blind children being led into the swimming pool by women instructors. SV. Group of blind children in pool with women instructors. SV. President De Valera with the Reverent Mother watching. SV. Pan, blind children splashing about in the pool. SCU. The women instructors with group of four children in pool. CU. Two blind children in pool, pan to two more blind children enjoying themselves. SV. Blind girl jumps off side of pool into the water. SV. People watching. SCU. Group of six children with arms linked together enjoying themselves in pool.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1787.11
    Media URN:
    55119
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:28:00 / 01:22:28:00
    Canister:
    66/17

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