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