AMHARC ÉIREANN: EAGRÁN 42
St Patrick’s Day 1960. See the Industrial Parades and visit the Kennel Club Dog Show, the only place in Dublin where a drink could be got.
FILM INFO: 4 mins, Ireland, 1960, Black and White
SONGS OF THE IRISH
Songs of the Irish is a musical tableau of Irish-American entertainers intercut with footage of a New York St Patrick’s Day Parade.
FILM INFO: 8 mins, Ireland, 1946, Black and White
This quirky little film tells the tale of an orphan boy Shamus (John Francis Rooney), who grows a monkey’s tail when he steals a pot of gold belonging to an evil leprechaun (Tiny Littler). Shamus wanders woefully around the streets of Belfast before stowing away on a ship to Liverpool where he finds adventure and happiness.
DIRECTOR: Eric Marquis
FILM INFO: 54 mins, Northern Ireland, 1958
Tickets: €4.80 per person, €14.40 family ticket (2 adults + 2 children, 1 adult + 3 children).