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Collection by Kevin Higgins

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Poster advertising for British men to join supplementary military forces sent to Ireland in the Irish War of Independence. Ireland 1916, Easter Rising, Michael Collins, Fight For Freedom, British Men, Historical Pictures, Dublin, Vintage Posters, Irish

Poster advertising for British men to join supplementary military forces sent to Ireland in the 1919-21 Irish War of Independence.

National Library of Ireland on The Commons "Street scene with advertising hoardings" Corner of Summerhill and Langrishe Place. What Is Christmas, Father Christmas, A Christmas Story, Christmas Holidays, Christmas Paper, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Dublin Street, Dublin City

"Street scene with advertising hoardings" but where? Corner of Summerhill and Langrishe Place!

This is from our W.D. Hogan collection. We knew it was Dublin, and believed it was December 1922/January 1923 - Robinson Crusoe on at the Queen's Theatre, Father Christmas on the Heather ad, and heavy wintry looking clothing supports this dating. But we thought the damage to the building in the background was presumably Civil War related, and we were wrong. It emerged (through some great research by our commenters) that the damage was caused by a fire in which five people died. The location…

Batons and Cases (Truncheons) in Badges and Equipment of the Irish Police Forum Easter Rising, Cops And Robbers, Michael Collins, Police Uniforms, Turned Wood, Dublin, Irish, Cases, Tools

Batons and Cases (Truncheons) in Badges and Equipment of the Irish Police Forum

Batons and Cases (Truncheons)

last DMP class before RIC took over Irish Free State, George Cross, Londonderry, Belfast, Northern Ireland, Dublin, 1920s, Imagination, Police

Dublin Metropolitan Police DMP - www.royalirishconstabularly.com

Royal Irish Constabulary, RIC, Northern Ireland, Royal Ulster Constabulary, George Cross, An Garda Siochana, Irish Free State, 1916, 1922, PSNI, Belfast Borough Police, Londonderry, www.comerfordantiques.com, Edward Comerford.