Ireland - 1916 before and after

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Sinéad de Valera, also known as Sinéad Ní Fhlannagáin & Sinéad Bean de Valera June 1878 - 7 Jan was the wife of the Irish republican leader and third President of Ireland, Éamon de Valera. Irish Republican Army, Republican Leaders, Ireland 1916, Love Ireland, Irish Independence, Easter Rising, Irish People, Erin Go Bragh, Michael Collins

Sinéad de Valera, also known as Sinéad Ní Fhlannagáin and Sinéad Bean de Valera (3 June 1878 - 7 January 1975), was the wife of the Irish republican leader and third President of Ireland, Éamon de Valera.

naturalistic costume shell Irish War of Independence. A woman recite the rosary front of the Mountjoy prison in Dublin for imprisoned Sinn Feiners on hunger strike Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Irish Independence, Hunger Strike, Michael Collins, Irish Culture, Irish Celtic, Irish Eyes, Luck Of The Irish

Irish War of Independence. A woman recite the rosary front of the Mountjoy prison in Dublin for imprisoned Sinn Feiners on hunger strike 1921.

Flashback to the turbulent beginning of Saorstát Éireann, which was hurtling towards civil war even as it gained statehood. Ireland 1916, England Ireland, Cork Ireland, Dublin Ireland, Northern Ireland Troubles, Irish Independence, Irish Free State, Easter Rising, Protest Posters

Free State came into being 90 years ago this week

Flashback to the turbulent beginning of Saorstát Éireann, which was hurtling towards civil war even as it gained statehood.

A young boy is held by British soldiers from the Gloucester Regiment after he was caught in the act of hurling stones at a Saracen Armoured Personal Carrier in the IRA stronghold, the lower Falls. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images British Soldier, British Army, Northern Ireland Troubles, Irish Republican Army, Irish Boys, World History, Military History, Historical Photos, Young Boys

Jean McConville, Gerry Adams And The Truth

The New Yorker magazine has a long, if occasionally flawed, investigation into the 1972 detention and execution - which one can alternatively read as kidnapping and murder - by the (Provisional) Irish Republican Army of the suspected British Army informer Jean McConville, during one of the worse years of the 1966-2005 "Troubles". The thirty-eight-year-old recently widowed mother of ten children…

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. Northern Irish, Northern Ireland, Ireland Vacation, Ireland Travel, Ireland 1916, Galway Ireland, Irish Republican Army, County Cork Ireland, Cork City

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 NLI Ref.: HOGW 153

IRA commander Dan Breen, with his bride Brighid Malone, pictured on their wedding day, 12 June just a month before the truce that would bring an end to the Irish War of Independence Old Irish, Irish Celtic, Ireland 1916, Ireland Map, Cork City Ireland, Irish Independence, Scotland History, Erin Go Bragh, Michael Collins

IRA commander Dan Breen, with his bride Brighid Malone, pictured on their wedding day, 12 June 1921, just a month before the truce that would bring an end to the Irish War of Independence

Irish Nationalism and Independence Struggles.n - Irish Civil War Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Irish Nationalism, Irish Independence, Irish Republican Army, Waterford Ireland, Events Place, Easter Rising, Irish Roots

Irish Nationalism and Independence Struggles. Fighting in O'Connell St., Dublin - Irish Civil War

Sorcha MacMahon July 1888 – 13 December was an Irish nationalist who was active during the Easter Rising of 1916 and both the War of Independence and the Irish Civil War. History Books, Family History, Ireland 1916, Ireland Map, Irish Republican Brotherhood, Irish Independence, Irish Symbols, Easter Rising, Irish Language

Sorcha MacMahon (20 July 1888 – 13 December 1970) was an Irish nationalist who was active during the Easter Rising of 1916 and both the War of Independence and the Irish Civil War.

Irish Civil War: Letters on the Eve of Execution Ireland 1916, Ireland Map, Emerald Isle Ireland, Easter Rising, Images Of Ireland, Michael Collins, Irish American, Irish Roots, Irish Blessing

Irish Civil War: Letters on the Eve of Execution

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May A party of Sinn Feiners, including a bearded old man, marched away under escort, The Irish rebellion began on Easter Monday April 1916 when the Irish rebels attempted to gain control of public buildings in Dublin, but they were doomed to failure Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Northern Ireland Troubles, Irish Independence, Easter Rising, World Conflicts, Erin Go Bragh, Michael Collins, Ireland Homes

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War and Conflict, Politics, Dublin, Ireland, The Easter Uprising, pic: May 1916, A party of Sinn Feiners, including a bearded old man, marched away under escort, The Irish rebellion began on Easter... Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Michael Mallin - The Wild Geese Ireland 1916, Northern Ireland Troubles, Irish Independence, Irish News, The Wild Geese, Easter Rising, Celtic Pride, Irish Fashion, Erin Go Bragh

Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Michael Mallin

Michael Mallin was born in 1874 in the Liberty tenements Dublin. He was a son of a carpenter, but his early days living in Dublin elude historians. It is, th…

General Richard James Mulcahy He served as Michael Collin’s Chief of Staff and Minister for Defence under the Cosgrave administration. He frequently clashed with O’Higgins. Roisin Dubh, Ireland 1916, Easter Rising, Cork City, Michael Collins, County Clare, Ireland Homes, Chief Of Staff, Irish Eyes

General Richard James Mulcahy (1886-1971) He served as Michael Collin’s Chief of Staff and Minister for Defence under the Cosgrave administration.