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Constitution of the Irish Free State - Meeting at the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin 1922

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1922: The Irish Free State was finally established after over 700 years of foreign rule on the 6 December 1922!

This official handbook of the Irish Free State (printed in 1932) is the most amazing production, filled with woodblock engravings by the likes of Harry Kernoff and images by Paul Henry, and it was printed on paper from the Swiftbrook Paper Mills in Dublin...

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The Irish Free State newspaper Vol. 1 No. 28, first edition published on the 29th of August 1922. A scarce and interesting Michael Collins memorial edition

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Michael Collins, Revolutionary And Founder Of The Irish Free State. Photo 1919. He did what was thought to be impossible.

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Irish Free State three-line overprint Saorstát Éireann 1922 on 2/6 King George V stamp engraved by J.A.C. Harrison

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'Puckoon' was former Goon Spike Milligan's only major fictional work. Published in 1963, it tells the hilarious tale of life in a partitioned Irish parish in the 1920s, with the village in the Irish Free State and the church in Northern Ireland, which made funeral processions a bit awkward. There is also the unforgettable tale about the local branch line train running out of coal........

Michael Collins, was an Irish revolutionary leader, Minister for Finance & Teachta Dala (TD) for Cork South in the First Dail of 1919, Director of Intelligence for the IRA, & member of the Irish delegation during the Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations. Subsequently, he was both Chairman of the Provisional Government & Commander-in-Chief of the National Army. Throughout this time, he was also President of the Irish Republican Army. Collins was shot & killed in August 1922.

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Irish Free State Passport with prominent harp and Irish script inspired lettering.

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ireland coin set - Google Search

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