Demobbed R.I.C.s in light-hearted mood and British troops mounting last guard.
Title missing. According to issue sheet item shows troops being paid off, British troops mounting guard for last time. Demobbed R.I.Cs (Royal Irish Constabulary) in light-hearted mood leave Ireland forever.
Eire (Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland).
M/S of group of soldiers outside building marked - Demob Unit. M/S of queue of soldiers at desk in parade ground. Solider at front signs a piece of paper, before saluting and grinning at camera. M/S of soldiers walking past camera carrying bundles - all seem very happy. Some shakes hands with colleagues they are leaving. C/U of crowd of soldiers in black berets, one holds a bag of golf clubs. They mess about for camera - pointing and laughing.
Intertitle reads: "English troops mount guard for last time".
Various shots of officers inspecting soldiers on guard in courtyard of large building.
Intertitle reads: "The official entry was singularly undramatic - though a moment that will live for ever in Irish minds".
Note: this last intertitle appears as title card in story - DUBLIN CASTLE - in G 843. AH 2001.