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Liffey Faces

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Filmed during the summer of 1968, Liffey Faces traces the journey of a small toy boat down the river Liffey. As it makes its way from Kippure to Poolbeg, we witness a host of water-based antics including the Liffey Descent (a canoe marathon race), rowing at Islandbridge, the Liffey Swim and the Ringsend Regatta. This […]

Ciall Cheannaigh

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This observational documentary, with a soundtrack by Donal Lunny, captures the hustle and bustle of Ireland’s first suburban shopping centre, Dunnes Stores, Cornelscourt. While the first modern shopping centres emerged in the United States in the 1920s, it was the 1960s before they began to pop up in Europe. In Ireland they generally appeared in […]

Emerald Shannon

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The Bakers, an English family, arrive in the west of Ireland for a delightful cruising holiday along the Shannon visiting Banagher, Clonmacnoise and Athlone. Emerald Shannon was sponsored by Emerald Star Line Ltd. (a company within the Guinness Group). This film is part of The Guinness Film Society Film Group Collection. To see more from […]