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Féile Scannán na Réabhlóide 2016 - 27-29 Bealtaine
Séásúr an Earraigh 2022 / Spring Season 2022
A Week-end of World Cinema in Conamara Buy Tickets
 
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Saoirse evacuation of Dublin City Hall 1921 thumb
Director: George Morrisson
Ireland 1961
90 minutes
Cert: Club
 

 

Séamus Ó Maitiú will introduce this film.

The Gael-Linn film Saoirse? depicts the Irish struggle for independence in the years 1919 to 1920 – as recorded by the newsfilm camera operators of the time – and the part played in the political events of those years by leaders, on all sides, such as Eamon de Valera, Arthur Griffith, Michael Collins, Cathal Brutha, Richard Mulcahy, Tomás MacCurtain, Terence MacSwiney, Sir James Craig, King George V, David Lloyd George, Lord Birkenhead and Winston Churchill.

Saoirse British patrol 1920 thumb