The splendid town of Cork in Ireland in 1902 in color!

The splendid town of Cork in Ireland in 1902 in color! 

This film shows many interesting, wonderful scenes of the town of Cork 120 years ago. Cork lies near the South coast of Ireland on the river Lee and is the second largest town in the Republic of Ireland.

Among other, this film shows horse-drawn carriages and early trams in Patrick street, a Tram Ride from King Street to Patrick's Bridge, the Grand Parade, congregations leaving St. Mary's Dominican Church and St.Patricks church.

The Cork Regatta

Further a ride from Blarney to Cork on Cork & Muskerry Light Railway, the construction and panoramic view of Cork's 1902 Exhibition Grounds, followed by its opening by Cork's Lord Mayor, the Albert Quay followed by scenes on the river Lee including a boat race as part of the Cork Regatta, and finally a parade of Regiments returning from the Boer War (in South Africa) to their Victoria Barracks. For precise details, please read the timeline below.


00:00 Cork in Ireland in 1902, Patrick Street 01:08 Views of the Grand Parade 03:38 Congregation Leaving St Mary's Dominican Church 05:04 Congregation Leaving St. Patrick's Church 05:50 Ride from Blarney to Cork on Cork & Muskerry Light Railway 08:07 Preparation of the Cork Exhibition Grounds and Erection of Buildings 12:23 Panorama of Cork Exhibition Grounds 12:45 Lord Mayor of Cork Arriving for Official Opening of Cork Exhibition 13:44 Albert Quay in Cork 15:38 Crews Practicing on River Lee at Cork Regatta 17:19 Two-oared Boat Race, Sundays Well 18:22 Regiments Returned from Boer War to Victoria Barracks. Much obliged Rick88888888