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Féile Scannán na Réabhlóide 2016 - 27-29 Bealtaine
A Week-end of World Cinema in Conamara Buy Tickets
 

Important notice

In light of the current challenges related to the coronavirus the film club committee has decided to cancel the rest of the Spring Season 2020. We hope to be back with a new season as usual in the autumn. In the meantime let us look after one another and we appreciate your patience and understanding.

 

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