Archbishop Francis Cardinal Spellman of New York, visits Ireland. Cardinal John D'Alton lays foundation stone at new hospital
Dublin Ireland Date:1955 Duration:1 min 33 sec Sound:Yes
An Aer Lingus DC-3 aircraft taxis in after landing at Collinston Airport, Dublin Ireland. Archbishop Francis Cardinal Spellman of New York descends steps from aircraft and is greeted by Irish Government Ministers and church dignitaries. Cardinal Spellman, who will be staying four days as guest of Irish President O'Kelly, departs in a car. Elsewhere, Irish Cardinal John D'Alton and Papal Nuncio, Dr. O'Hara, arrive at construction site to lay foundation stone for a new General Training Hospital conducted by Medical Missionaries of Mary. The Cardinal applies mortar to the stone, and sprinkles holy water on the site. Numerous Catholic church clergy attend the event.
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