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Marches/Parades – The Horgan Brothers Collection
Amateur, Irish Culture, History
From information available we believe this clip to be a combination of marches in protest at the death of Terence MacSwiney who died in Brixton prison on October 25th 1920 and parades to celebrate the end of the first world war in November 1918.
The Horgan Brothers’ films (1910-1920) are some of the earliest moving images made in Ireland. The brothers were photographers who turned their attention to the moving image, eventually opening a cinema in their home town of Youghal, Co Cork. It was here they screened their newsreel-style films, which they named The Youghal Gazette.
To see more of The Horgan Brothers Collection, click here.
With kind permission from Jim Horgan.