Decade of Centenary Commemorations
Irish History Compressed
·Photos and images related to the period 1912-1923 in Ireland, which contained a number of very significant events: the thirs Home Rule bill, the Ulster…
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History - 1916 Easter Rising - Profiles - Irish Citizen Army
The Irish Citizen Army (ICA) - was formed during the Dublin labour dispute in 1913. Its purpose was to enable the locked-out men to defend themselves in clashes with the Dublin Metropolitan Police and to counteract the demoralizing effects of unemployment by providing discipline, cohesion and purpose. Image: Irish Citizen Army on guard ©
Nov 25, 1913 - An Irish Volunteers army was founded at a meeting in Dublin today. Up to 7,000 people attended the meeting at the Rotunda Rink, with the crowds overflowing into the Rotunda Gardens. Their objectve ‘to secure and maintain the rights and liberties common to all the people of Ireland.’ The meeting was presided over by Eoin MacNeill, a professor at UCD and a leading member of the Gaelic League.
The Burning of Cork
The Burning of Cork The Burning of Cork This is the devastation in the aftermath of what's known as the Burning of Cork during the Irish War of Independence. We don't have an exact location, but another Hogan-Wilson photo in this series shows this remaining facade front on, and carving says Pharmaceutical Dispensing Chemist. Photographer: W.D. Hogan Date: Circa Tuesday, 14 December 1920
Irish Free State soldiers patrolling the streets of Dublin during the...
June 1922: Irish Free State soldiers patrolling the streets of Dublin during the Siege of the Four Courts, the headquarters of the anti-Treaty Republicans during the Irish Civil War. (Photo by Walshe/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)