A Burial on Copeland Island

A Burial on Copeland Island

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Location

Donaghadee

Year

1964

Date

Production 28/02/1964

Length

41sec

Audio

mute

Format

16mm

black and white

Source

Funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland under the Archiving Scheme 2

Courtesy

Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, Department for Communities, ITV, UTV Archive

Rights Holder

ITV

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Description

A funeral and burial on Copeland Island, off the coast of Donaghadee. There are three islands here – Copeland, Lighthouse and Mew, known collectively as the Copeland Islands. Although people did use to live on the isles, they have been empty for many years. Deceased residents were buried in the kirkyard on Copeland. The last funeral was in 1965. 

Credits

An Ulster Television Production.

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