Ireland 1921

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The so-called 'hen coop', an adapted armoured car used by the Royal Irish Constabulary during the Irish War of Independence. Photograph from the London Illustrated News, 1921 Ireland 1916, Irish Independence, Irish Free State, Dh Lawrence, Irish Republican Army, Irish Culture, Irish American, Irish Traditions, Vintage Photography

‘Sent to Rescue Ireland’ (Illustrated London News, January 1921)

The images below are scanned from an original copy of the Illustrated London News from January 1921. They show Hamar Greenwood, Chief Secretary for Ireland, inspecting R.I.C Auxiliaries in Dublin at Beggars Bush Baracks.As D.M Leeson has noted in his study of The Black and Tans, Greenwood 'described the Irish insurgency in almost hysterical terms'…

Olympia Theatre, Dublin This photo was taken on July the day of the Truce of the War Of Independence, and shows crowds gathering outside the theatre, in front of Dublin Castle Ireland Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Dublin Street, Dublin Castle, Scotland History, Photo Engraving

Showtime At the Olympia

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Easter Rising - British tank is used to batter down a door, during a door to door search for snipers, The Irish rebellion began on Easter Monday April 1916 when the Irish rebels attempted to gain. Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Irish Independence, Irish News, Easter Rising, Dublin Castle, Army Soldier, British Army, Stock Pictures

British troops using a Mark V tank and a battering ram to break down...

British troops using a Mark V tank and a battering ram to break down the door of a Johnston Mooney & O'Brien bakery at 153 Capel Street, Dublin, during the Irish War of Independence, circa 1921. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

auxies in dublin Today in Irish History, Nov. A day of bloodshed in Dublin marked the escalation of the Irish War of Independence. British Soldier, British Army, British Isles, Ireland 1916, Michael Collins, Irish American, History Books, Historian, Historical Photos

The Winchester Model 1897 Shotgun - The Royal Irish Constabulary Forum

The Winchester Model 1897 Shotgun

British Tank Dublin street January "i think it my be Talbot Street. no 4 is near to Capel Street as the fruit market can be seen in the background of the photo. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Dublin Map, Dublin Ireland, Ireland 1916, Irish Free State, Dublin Street, Easter Rising, Photo Engraving

British Tank Dublin street January 1921. "i think it my be Talbot Street. no 4 is near to Capel Street as the fruit market can be seen in the background of the photo."

A convoy of Black and Tans, an armed auxiliary force of the Royal Irish Constabulary, and British soldiers arrives at the junction of Middle Abbey Street and O'Connell Street, Dublin, during the War of Independence. Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Old Pictures, Stock Pictures, British Uniforms, British Soldier, Second World, Back In The Day, Royalty Free Photos

1921: A convoy of Black and Tans, an armed auxiliary force of the Royal Irish Constabulary, and British soldiers arrives at the junction of Middle Abbey Street and O'Connell Street, Dublin, during the War of Independence. Gettys image

1921 On this day in IRA volunteers were surrounded and attacked by the Black and Tans in a conflict that became known as the Clonmult Ambush. In total 14 volunteers, 2 Black and Tans and 6 civilians were killed. Ireland 1916, Easter Rising, Celtic Pride, Dublin Castle, Irish Decor, World Conflicts, Cork City, Erin Go Bragh, Celtic Culture

1921 On this day in 1921, IRA volunteers were surrounded and attacked by the Black and Tans in a conflict that became known as the Clonmult Ambush. In total 14 volunteers, 2 Black and Tans and 6 civilians were killed.

A crowd gathered outside the Mansion House in Dublin, one day before a truce was signed in the War of Independence. Date: 8 July 1921 NLI Ref. Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Dublin House, Protest Posters, Different Holidays, Irish Eyes, Mansions Homes, Pictures Of People, Book Of Life

July 8, 1921

A crowd gathered outside the Mansion House in Dublin, one day before a truce was signed in the War of Independence. Date: 8 July 1921 NLI Ref.: HOG116

Ireland’s first fish and chip shop – opened by Giuseppe Cervi in Great Brunswick Street Dublin Street, Dublin City, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Brunswick Street, Grafton Street, Photo Engraving, Ireland Homes, Dublin Ireland

#OTD in 1921 – Irish War of Independence | The Battle of Brunswick Street.

Dublin awoke on the morning to 14 March 1921, to the news that six IRA Volunteers, captured in an ambush at Drumcondra two months before, had been hanged, including Francis Xavier Flood, Thomas Bryan, Patrick Doyle, Bernard Ryan and Dermot O’Sullivan. The gates of Mountjoy Gaol were opened at 8:25 am and news of the…

 On the April 1921 he was shot and killed at Connor's Public House returning fire he killed the commander of the I. unit unit that attacked him. British Soldier, British Army, The Ira, Police Uniforms, Lest We Forget, Dublin, Soldiers, 19th Century, Britain

RIC Sergeant Stephen Kirwin. On the 19th April 1921 he was shot and killed at Connor's Public House returning fire he killed the commander of the I.R.A. unit unit that attacked him.

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