Dublin cab operator Joe Eustace is presented with a new horse by his sponsor.
Dublin man Joe Eustace has been operating a horse drawn cab for the past 42 years. He was recently bereaved when his faithful horse Sal died after 17 years transporting passengers around the city.
Joe Eustace's cab is sponsored by The Bailey pub and restaurant on Duke Street.Dublin. Since 1956 the artist, broadcaster and editor John Ryan has been the owner of The Bailey.
A replacement for Sal has been found in Cork through the Society for the Rehabilitation of Horse Cabs and Restoration of Watering Troughs. This eight year old bay horse has been transported to Dublin and named Paddy Bailey by Joe Eustace.
A handing over ceremony takes place on Duke Street outside Davy Byrne's pub, opposite The Bailey. John Ryan offers Paddy Bailey a tankard of water while Joe Eustace looks at his new horse with pride.
An RTÉ News report broadcast on 29 April 1962. The footage shown here is mute.