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This black and white photo shows the festival director presenting a St Finbarr statuette to an unidentified recipient.The St Finbarr statuette was designed by the Cork-born sculptor Seamus Murphy RHA. A small number of festival programmes (eg 1970)…

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This black and white photo shows the festival director Dermot Breen in conversation with two colleagues, one of whom is identified as Mr J Chapman. The small convivial group are huddled together, with food and drink in hand, smiling and laughing as…

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This is a black and white photo of a formally dressed group of five, laughing and posing for the camera. The delegate at the far left of the photo, in a flowing puff-sleeved dress, is identified at the back of the photo as ‘Ida’. The others include…

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This is a black and white photo of Dermot and Vida Breen with Dick Murphy and the drinks rep from Irish Distillers. The formally dressed group stand in a small huddle as they chat. Breen is eating while holding court, as Dick Murphy stares directly…

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This is a black and white photo of the Russian director Stanislav Rostotsky with festival director Dermot Breen and two unidentified female colleagues. The small convivial group, all dressed in evening wear, stand together smoking and laughing. The…

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This is a black and white photo of the Lord Mayor Pat Kerrigan making a presentation to the composer Bernard Geary in the company of festival Chairman Donal Lehane, festival director Dermot Breen, and the tenor Kevin Owens. The Lord Mayor, wearing…

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This is a black and white photo of the Cork-born musician Bernard Geary being presented an award or memento by festival director Dermot Breen. Geary, on the left of the photo, is turned towards Breen as he accepts the award whilst shaking hands. The…

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This is a black and white photo of a Canadian delegation to the Cork festival dated 1970. The photo was formerly framed and marked with details of the small group on its front and includes, from left to right, the Canadian Ambassador, James Joachim…

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This is a black and white photo of Denis (Dinny) Gould's retirement party in June 1971. The photo notes that the party was a ‘Farewell to Captain Denis Gould’ who was festival secretary since its inception in 1956. The convivial crowd are gathered…

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This is a black and white photo of the German film actor Eva-Ingeborg Scholz and festival director Dermot Breen. Scholz, wearing a velvet cape over a dark dress trimmed with white fur, is shown in profile smiling up at Breen as they chat. Whorls of…
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