1956 Tóstal Festival of Cork souvenir programme content

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Title

1956 Tóstal Festival of Cork souvenir programme content

Subject

Cork Film Festival, Tóstal, Festival of Cork, Dermot Breen, Lord Mayor, Patrick McGrath, Laoise Ní Dhubhgáin, Stephen Coughlan, Patrick O'Connor, Songs & Ballads of Cork, Choral Festival, Cork Municipal School of Music, Tóstal trophy, Award, Blarney Castle, University College Cork, City Hall, River Lee, Patrick's Hill & Bridge, South Gate Bridge, South Mall, St.Anne's Shandon, St Finbarr's Cathedral, Holy Trinity Church, Honan Chapel, Christ King Church, Fitzgerald Park, Courthouse, Ford, Sunbeam, Dunlop, Industry

Description

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. Articles include Cork International Film Festival (pp.5-11); The Cork International Choral Festival by S.N. (pp.15-23); An t-Oideachas i gCorcaigh by Laoise Ní Dhubhgáin (pp.25-29); Industry in Cork by Stephen Coughlan (pp.45-51); Songs and Ballads of Cork by Patrick O'Connor (pp.57-67).

As well as programme listings the issue also includes a large number of black and white images including Alderman Patrick McGrath; Ukrainian & Indonesian dancers (who took part in the 1955 Choral festival); choirs from Italy and the Cork Municipal School of Music; images from Cork including Blarney Castle, University College Cork, City Hall, River Lee, Patrick's Hill & Bridge, South Gate Bridge, South Mall; Churches including St Anne's Shandon, St Finbarr's Cathedral, Holy Trinity Church, Honan Chapel, Christ King Church; Fitzgerald Park and the Courthouse on the Western Road. There are a large number of advertisements for local and national businesses including former Cork-based businesses including Ford, Sunbeam Wolsey for stretch nylons, the Cork-Fishguard sailing route, and the Dunlop factory which used to be based on the Lower Glanmire Road in Cork.

Creator

University College Cork, Tóstal, Cork Film Festival, Soirle Mac Cana, David A. Coleman & Sons, Cork

Source

Cork Film Festival Collection

Publisher

University College Cork

Date

1956

Contributor

Cork Film Festival, Oifig an Tóstal, Dermot Breen, Patrick McGrath, Stephen Coughlan, Patrick O'Connor

Rights

This item is licenced with a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC-BY 4.0) licence. All rights reserved. Please credit Cork International Film Festival & provide a link back to this site.

Format

Paper, 18.5cm x 24cm
PDF

Language

English, eng; Irish, gle

Coverage

start=1956-05-06; end=1956-05-27,
Cork, Ireland

Text Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Programme

Collection

Citation

University College Cork, Tóstal, Cork Film Festival, Soirle Mac Cana, David A. Coleman & Sons, Cork, “1956 Tóstal Festival of Cork souvenir programme content,” Cork International Film Festival Archive, accessed October 24, 2021, https://corkfilmfest.ucc.ie/items/show/637.