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ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME: PROG 1 (MAY 2016-FREE EVENT)

BE WISE, MODERNISE!

PROGRAMME 1: AMHARC ÉIREANN – LEICTRIÚ CHONAMARA

The Rural Electrification Scheme rolls out in the west of Ireland in this short magazine-style newsreel by Colm O Laoghaire for Gael Linn.

FILM INFO: 3 mins, 1957, Black and White, Digital

MORE POWER TO THE FARMER

Made by Gerard Healy for the ESB the film celebrates the Rural Electrification scheme and the inestimable benefits to farm-life – with scenes of cable-laying, pole-raising, a switch-on ceremony and new appliances in the home.

FILM INFO: 15 mins, 1957, Digital, Black and White

HOW TO BOOK

This event is open to all. Simply book your FREE seat by contacting the IFI Box Office on 01 679 3477 or emailing boxoffice@irishfilm.ie (given that events can sell out, please note that your emailed booking requests must be confirmed by reply email from the Box Office in order to be considered valid).

See also: Archive at Lunchtime Double Bill &  Archive at Lunchtime Programme 2

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