An Tostal 1953, Ireland at Home, National Programme. Dublin 1953
The Tostal was the name of a series of cultural festivals held in Ireland in the 1950s. Regional parades were held and arts and sporting events organized in Dublin as part of the festivities. The emphasis was on local pride and the importance of the Irish tradition. These young dancers would have been competing in a dance competition. This souvenir programme includes essays by Sean O Faolain, Michael Scott and Arland Ussher.