Santa arrives on Dublin’s River Liffey on a Jet Ski-like thingamajig, as recorded by Gael Linn, Amharc Éireann, Ireland’s longest-running indigenous newsreel series.
Watch clip of Santa’s arrival and scenes from Dublin’s Moore Street and Henry Street during Christmas in 1962 here.
The Gael Linn Collection
Via Irish Film Institute
River Liffey at Dublin city centre.
Dublin Fire Brigade tweetz:
We were able to assist @DublinSPCA this morning on the #Liffey with the retrieval of a stranded cat at Burgh Quay.
On the River Liffey in Dublin.
Noel Murphy writes:
Guy in a canoe, with a helmet and hurl pucking sliotars. Being photographed for something?
The River Liffey at Dublin City about an hour ago.
Low tide at 7.43pm.
Andy Choo Choo writes:
River Liffey [at Dublin city] about to burst and not high tide for 2 hours….
The River Liffey [at O’Connell Bridge, Dublin] this evening.
Thanks Andy choo choo
Donnchadh Mac Cobb tweetz:
Good morning from Dublin Port! Out since early again today….