Footage of strike in Limerick, Republic of Ireland.
Strike scenes in Limerick. Republic of Ireland / Eire.
Martial law is in effect in Ireland; ca 1919 or '20; scenes here from Limerick. Notes mention strike; Ireland's struggle for independence was also turning into a war at this time. Police and British Soldiers, one in full battle gear; with helmet;etc.-- check passes of civilians. First shot of a policeman and 2 soldiers standing on sidewalk outside fences - they stop pedestrians on their way down street; coming out of their gardens. Little boy stands at right watching. Then; another soldier checks the pass of a man who stands holding his bicycle; a pipe clenched in his teeth; the man's identification papers are in order and he walks on. Then shot of a barricade in street; with tank behind it; soldier riding up street on bicycle. riding around barricade. CU on part of tank HMT Scotch & Soda,
IRA; freedom; fascism; colonialism; unrest Ireland; revolution; military.