IRELAND AND IONA

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Places:

  • Argyllshire

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: IRELAND AND IONA

Reference number: 10034

Date: 1955c

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 14.32 mins

Description: A trip to Ireland, including County Wicklow and Dublin, a steamer trip to Iona and Staffa, and a Gala Day procession in Crieff.

Shotlist: Aer Lingus aeroplane on the tarmac at an airport. GVs Dublin streets. GVs Glendalough monastic settlement, round towers, County Wicklow, group of tourists in graveyard around cross. Glendalough Upper Lake. Horse and jaunting car. River, landscape. Bust of poet Thomas Moore at Avoca, sign “Thomas Moore, Ireland's National Poet composed the immortal lyric 'The Meeting of the Water' under this tree in the year 1807”. GVs castle. Blarney Castle, visitors kissing the Blarney Stone. Landscape gvs. Family of travelling people in traditional caravan. Jaunting cars gathered at Kate Kearney's Cottage, Kerry. People sitting on the grass outside and tourists in a rowing boat. GVs of landscape and coast. Lighthouse. GVs Oban, town and harbour. IONA - exterior shots of Iona Abbey. Tourist party at Fingal's Cave, Staffa, steamer at anchor nearby. Gala Day procession down Crieff High Street, Gala Queen on float, gvs various floats. GVs of people sunbathing on a sandy beach, possibly on the Mediterranean. THE END