The annual blessing of the Aer Lingus fleet takes place at Dublin Airport.

Planes of the national airline Aer Lingus are blessed during a ceremony at Dublin Airport.

Dublin Airport, 1967

The blessing is performed by the Very Reverend Daniel Barrett, Parish Priest Swords who is assisted by Reverend John Fenelon, Airport Chaplain.

A guard of honour of flight and ground crews line the tarmac at Dublin Airport.

Dublin Airport, 1967

The choir of the Church of Our Lady Queen of Heaven in Dublin Airport sing and a litany of the Irish saints is recited.

An RTÉ News report broadcast on 28 May 1967. The footage shown here is mute.