• Short Summary

    French General Souard presents Irish flags to Sean O'Kelly at the Dublin Castle.

  • Description

    Titles read: "DUBLIN - TRIBUTE TO IRISH VALOUR".

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

    General view of troops presenting arms at the Dublin Castle. L/S of Sean O'Kelly and others standing in courtyard. A crowd of people watch. Commentator explains it was the anniversary of the battle of Fontenoy in which and Irish Brigade fought as part of the French army.

    O'Kelly inspects the Guard of Honour. French General Souard salutes. O'Kelly sits with other dignitaries. Standard bearers carrying replicas of Irish flags carried at the battle (gift from France to Eire) march slowly towards camera. General Souard takes the Standard from bearers, then hands it to O'Kelly who doffs his hat. Standard bearers march across the square.

    Notes and cutting on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1581.17
    Media URN:
    50678
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:07:00 / 01:48:57:00
    Canister:
    59/40

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