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Sports Day at Queen's College Ground, Cork (1902)
Crowds gather on a sunny Saturday to watch sports including running, jumping and cycling.
Non-Fiction 1902 2 mins Silent
This lively series of shots of crowds enjoying various events at a university sports day was filmed on the grounds of Queen's College Cork (from 1908, University College Cork). This was next to what is now Fitzgerald Park, host to the 1902 Cork International Exhibition - the bridge-like structure visible in the background is the exhibition's water chute, long since dismantled.
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