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017-P-1956-Tostal-programme-content.pdf
This is a souvenir programme for Tóstal Corcaí – the Festival of Cork, 1956. The original programme is a soft card-bound issue measuring 18.5cm x 24cm with 68 numbered pages. The pdf version includes a welcome from Lord Mayor Patrick McGrath.…

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This is a black and white photo of the Lord Mayor, Patrick McGrath, posing with the Irish film producer Louis Elliman and a representative from Rank Organisation. The photo has a note marked on the front in blue ink: First Cork International Film…

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This is an undated black and white photograph of the raising of the Tóstal flag at the Cork City Hall. A large crowd, held back by young men in white slacks and shirts, are gathered in front of the City Hall to watch the Lord Mayor and colleagues…

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This is a black and white photo of the ‘Original Tóstal Council’ standing on the steps of the City Hall in Cork. The photo is undated but we can suggest the mid-fifties when Tóstal was inaugurated in Cork.

The Cork Film Festival emerged from An…

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This is a black and white photo of the Lord Mayor Seán Casey walking with Jack Lynch who would have been Taoiseach at the time of this photo in 1966. They walk down a narrow corridor closely flanked either side by young sea cadets in full uniform.…

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This is a sepia-toned black and white photo of President Seán T O’Kelly being escorted into the Savoy Cinema by the Irish impresario Louis Elliman. This was taken in 1956 during the first edition of the Cork International Film Festival and would have…

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This is a black and white photograph of Éamon de Valera raising the Tóstal flag. While the photograph is not dated we might guess it was taken during the early tenure of his presidency in the fifties, during which time Patrick McGrath served as Lord…

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This is a black and white photo of the Lord Mayor, Patrick McGrath, kissing the Blarney Stone with the help of the English actor Tony Wright and the Irish actor Noel Purcell. Wearing a dark suit the Lord Mayor is shown leaning back to kiss the 'Stone…

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This is a black and white photo of the English film actor Anna Neagle (otherwise known as Dame Florence Marjorie Wilcox) (1904-1986) in conversation with the Lord Mayor of Cork, Patrick McGrath. Dressed in a dark suit which is accessorised with a fur…

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This is a black and white group photo of the Lord Mayor, Patrick McGrath, standing with Dermot Breen, Cosgrave, and Rank Stars listed on the back of the photo as Josephine Griffin, Peter Finch and Maureen Swanson. The group is dressed formally with…
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