A visit to Ireland's only moving crib at 30 Parnell Square, Dublin.
- Title Crib at 30 Parnell Square
- 1st Broadcast 25/12/1963
- ContributorMarie O'Sullivan (Reporter)
- Clip Duration 00:06:07
- Material Type Video
- Series title -
- Clip title Ireland's Only Moving Crib
- Extended description
The film shows shots of Dublin city centre at Christmas time and takes a look at the moving crib at 30 Parnell Square.
Reporter, Marie O'Sullivan, speaks to Fr. Louis Coffey, the man behind the crib.
Father Coffey set up the moving crib in 1956 as an effort to impress on the younger generation the full significance of the nativity. The moving crib at 30 Parnell Square has since entertained generations of Dubliners. Marie O'Sullivan describes the crib as the only one of its kind in Ireland and possibly the world.
A report on the only moving crib in Ireland at 30 Parnell Square.
This report was first broadcast on Christmas Day, 1963.
- Local keywords Christmas, Dublin, Parnell Square, Moving Crib, Religion, Marie O'Sullivan, Father Louis Coffey
- Geographical coverage Ireland, Dublin
- Genre Factual
- Topic National Holidays, Festivals, Anniversaries, Annual Events
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1963
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier P111/00063
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Black and White
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
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