Locals gather for the annual blessing of the Killybegs and Greencastle fishing fleets in County Donegal.

The Most Reverend Doctor Edward Daly, Bishop of Derry and the Reverend JG Cartwright, Church of Ireland Rector of Greencastle, bless the Killybegs and Greencastle fishing fleets in County Donegal. The blessing and prayers are said to safeguard local fishermen at sea in the year ahead.

This footage from an RTÉ News report was broadcast on 22 July 1975.

The footage shown here is mute.