Lord Mayor of Cork, Patrick McGrath, with Tony Wright and Noel Purcell

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Title

Lord Mayor of Cork, Patrick McGrath, with Tony Wright and Noel Purcell

Subject

Cork Film Festival, Blarney Castle, Blarney Stone, Cork, Lord Mayor, Patrick McGrath, Tony Wright, Noel Purcell

Description

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 of Eloquence' at the Blarney Castle while being helped into position by Purcell and Wright - both of whom are wearing light-coloured suits.

Patrick McGrath served as Lord Mayor of Cork from 1952 to 1955 and would die later in the year of this photo 1956.

Creator

University College Cork, Cork Film Festival, Liam Kennedy

Source

Cork Film Festival Collection

Publisher

University College Cork

Date

1956

Contributor

Liam Kennedy

Rights

©Liam Kennedy. All rights reserved. Please credit Cork International Film Festival & provide a link back to this site.

Format

Photo
TIFF
JPEG

Language

English, eng

Coverage

1956
Cork, Ireland

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photo

Physical Dimensions

215 x 162mm

Collection

Citation

University College Cork, Cork Film Festival, Liam Kennedy , “Lord Mayor of Cork, Patrick McGrath, with Tony Wright and Noel Purcell,” Cork International Film Festival Archive, accessed May 21, 2022, https://corkfilmfest.ucc.ie/items/show/55.