A look at the traditions in escort vehicles for Ireland's Presidents.

Report shows archive film of Doctor Douglas Hyde with Éamon de Valera and others in 1938.

The Blue Hussars mounted escort escorting Doctor Hyde after his installation as first President of Ireland.

The Blue Hussars in the Royal Dublin Society (RDS).

Second Cavalry Squadron motorcyclists outside Áras an Uachtaráin.

President Patrick Hillery and Mrs Maeve Hillery coming out Áras an Uachtaráin. An army bugler sounds salute. President and Mrs Hillery get into a car.

Army cars in Griffith Barracks. Armed security escort mounted.

Motorcyclists training.

Interviews with Commandant Brendan McGann, Captain Adrian Grey and others regarding training.

Soldiers preparing kit.

Flags of nations whose diplomats have been escorted by the Second Cavalry.

Interview with Commandant Brendan McGann regarding problems with horse escort.

Interview with Sergeant Martin Holland.

The reporter is Alasdair Jackson.

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