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Irish history

Collection by Cian McCabe

Cian McCabe
Kevin Barry Age 18 and the Irish War of Independence. Kevin Barry became active as a soldier in Dublin as a 15 year old lad. At age 18 he was caught by the British Soldiers and received the death penalty. Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Irish Independence, Irish Republican Army, Easter Rising, Irish Warrior, Irish People, Michael Collins, Northern Ireland

The Irish War of Independence and Kevin Barry

Kevin Barry was 18 years old when he was caught by British troops during the Irish War of Independence and hanged. This is the story of the Black and Tans in 1920. They were officially called the Royal Irish Constabulary Special Reserve. It was a terrible time in our Irish history.

Bureau of Military History ! Group of armed members of the I. on parade in Kilmainham Gaol. Irish Celtic, Celtic Art, Irish Rebellion 1916, Ireland 1916, Northern Ireland Troubles, Irish Independence, Wexford Ireland, Easter Rising, Irish Warrior

The ghosts of war: Kept hidden for 50 years, the secret files from the birth of Ireland

The personal testimony of thousands of men and women who took part in the Easter Rising and War of Independence can be accessed free online.

National Library of Ireland on The Commons "A Black and Tan on duty in Dublin. smoking and posing with a Lewis gun. Irish Independence, Irish Republican Army, Michael Collins, Tan Guys, Historical Pictures, Old Photos, Celtic, African, The Incredibles

"A Black and Tan on duty in Dublin..."

... smoking and posing with a Lewis gun. Date: Saturday, 5 February 1921 NLI Ref.: HOGW 121

President John F Kennedy at Arbour Hill Memorial Park in 1963 Ireland. The 1916 Easter Rising leaders are executed and buried in Dublin. JFK visits Arbour Hill on 28 June in Stoneybatter Dublin 7 and lays a wreath. Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Irish Independence, Easter Rising, Old Irish, Dublin City, Dublin Street, Memorial Park, Emerald Isle

1916 Easter Rising in Ireland and the NKS Massacre

Learn the story of how the British troops went into houses in North King Street in Dublin, Ireland and massacred innocent men and boys. No one was punished. The 1916 Easter Rising leader Edward Daly was an Irish soldier who fought the British troops in Dublin Ireland.

"Take a step forward lads, it will be easier that way". These were Childers' last words to his firing squad before he was executed in 1922 during the Irish Civil War. Ireland 1916, Erin Go Braugh, Irish Republican Army, Word 16, Irish Eyes Are Smiling, Michael Collins, Art Of Manliness, Famous Last Words, World History

16 Manly Last Words | The Art of Manliness

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Michael Collins, Revolutionary And Founder Of The Irish Free State. Photo He did what was thought to be impossible. Michael Collins, Commonwealth, Ireland 1916, Ireland Map, Dublin Ireland, Irish Free State, Irish Independence, Irish Republican Army, Irish Symbols

Ireland's Civil War in colourised photographs

The Irish Civil War was a conflict that followed the Irish War of Independence and came alongside the establishment of the Irish Free State, an entity independent from the United Kingdom.