(Pic: Amharc Éireann: July 1961)
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Fluvial Films to mark this month’s 100th Liffey Swim.
Assorted Liffey stories from Gael Linn’s newsreel.
FILM INFO: 3 mins, Ireland, 1959-1964
DUBLIN’S FAIR CITY
This travelogue entices visitors to Dublin’s coast line – Killiney, Dalkey and Sandycove – and the city itself with its fine universities, Georgian squares, grand hotels, theatres, and the River Liffey running majestically through its heart.
FILM INFO: Rex Roberts, 25 mins, Ireland, 1956
A further selection of Liffey stories from Gael Linn’s newsreel.
FILM INFO: 3 mins, Ireland, 1959–1964
This film, made by members of the Guinness Film Society (with product placement visible only to the eagle-eyed), follows a toy boat as it sails from Kippure to the sea past a host of rural and urban delights including the Liffey Descent, the Dublin quays, and the Ringsend Regatta.
FILM INFO: 26 mins, Ireland, 1970