Originally broadcast as a programme of three segments.
This short film describes what is a true Penal Cross . It also asks what their function was and the probable interpretation of the relief carved on them. The art of making these is still being practised today (1962).
Aer Lingus :
This film tells of the fleet of planes being named after great Irish missionaries and how the Company’s planes carry us to our various destinations. The ceremony of blessing the planes annually is also depicted.
Manners in Church:
Filmed in a not-too-anonymous church, this piece provides a brilliant commentary (with actors & actresses) on a tiny facet of everyday life.
|Ref. No.:||Title & Year|
|Ref. 1||Croagh Patrick, Mass Rock & Men's Sodality 12.1.1962|
|Ref. 2||The New Ritual, Frederick William Faber, Irish College, Ranafast & Glenties and Tidy Town 9.2.1962|
|Ref. 3||Penal Crosses, Aer Lingus & Manners in Church 15.9.1962|
|Ref. 4||The Village with the most Vocations, Sick Calls, Stamps & Lourdes 4.10.1962|
|Ref. 5||Christy Brown & Sunshine House 18.10.1962|
|Ref. 6||Tax on Kerry Cows, Retreat & Kylemore Abbey 8.11.1962|
|Ref. 7||Church Symbols, Emigrant Ship & Poaching 21.11.1962|
|Ref. 8||Thanksgiving, Ballintubber Abbey & Small Farms 13.12.1962|
|Ref. 8a||Men's Sodality & Cows and Churches [Tax on Kerry Cows] 1962|
|Ref. 9||Young Offenders in St. Patrick's Institution 12.9.1963|
|Ref. 10||Apostles, Churching & Korea 26.9.1963|
|Ref. 11||Black Valley Church, Station Mass 10.10.1963|
|Ref. 12||Holidays in Ireland [Ballybunnion], Traditional Prayers & Kenmare 17.10.1963|
|Ref. 13||Sermon in Stamps & Touist, Co. Kerry 7.11.1963|
|Ref. 14a||Fr. Casey of Abbeyfeale 5.12.1963|
|Ref. 14||Honesty at the Fair 21.11.1963|
|Ref. 15||The Bell and the Ark, Fr. Theobald Matthew 19.2.1963|
|Ref. 16||We Knew Matt Talbot 25.3.1964|
|Ref. 17||Down and Out in Dublin 01.11.1964|
|Ref. 22||Graiguenamanagh Abbey & Boat Train to Euston 21.03.1965|
|Ref. 23||Fr. Murphy and Boulavogue 18.6.1965|
|Ref. 24||Smuggling and Smugglers 3.6.1965|
|Ref. 25||Politics as a Career 10.10.1965|
|Ref. 26||The Formation of Priests 14.11.1965|
|Ref. 27||St. Anthony - Co-Director, Glasnevin Cemetry & St. Patrick's Goat 19.11.1965|