An Tóstal May 8th - 29th Pageant of St. Patrick Croke Park Dublin :
Sunday, May 8th (Gala Performance) ; Saturday, May 14th ; Wednesday, May 18th ; Sunday, May 22nd ; Thursday, May 26th ; Sunday, May 29th. Admission Gala [:] 10/-, 7/6, 5/-, 3/-, 2/6 / Other Performances 8/-, 6/-, 5/-, 3/-, 2/6 / Children half-price / Clár - 6p
Programme issued in 1955 to advertise the Anew McMaster's Presentation for An Bord Fáilte of "The Pageant of St. Patrick" that was held in Croke Park, Dublin during the An Tóstal Festival. The script was written by Michael Mac Liammóir [Alfred Wilmore] and the pageant was directed by Hilton Edwards. Cover of programme features an image of St, Patrick holding a staff with his left hand and blessing the viewer with his right; the Holy Spirit in the form of a dove is shown in the background. At the foot of the page is a harp on the left (the official emblem of An Tóstal) and a picture of the Fianna assembled with shields and spears on the bottom right. Printed on back page of programme is "The Breastplate of St. Patrick" and at foot of backpage: 'Published by An Bord Fáilte and printed by Wood Printing Works, Ltd., Dublin'.
Note: Text of programme printed in English and Cló Gaelach.
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Dublin : An Bord Fáilte, .
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera; formerly held at NLI call number TVL/1950-60/6.
Physical description: 1 programme (12 p.) : ill. ; 18.4 x 12 cm.
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