Friday, 16 July 2010

Pathe News in Ennis - 1949 & 1954

Pathe News visited Ennis in 1949. Their short film contrasts the basic living conditions of many of its inhabitants with the arrival of the motor car and the opening of the Old Ground Hotel. Click on image below...


In April 1954 the Hon Deirdre O'Brien, eldest daughter of Donough O'Brien, 16th Baron Inchiquin, of Dromoland, married New Yorker Dr Horace Beecher Chapin, in Kilnasoolagh Church in Newmarket-on-Fergus. Pathe News filmed the wedding party and guests attending the ceremony. Click on image below...


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