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Old Dublin character Johnny Forty Coats. This man could often be seen on the 44 bus to Enniskerry and always insisted on sitting in the same seat. Old Irish, Irish Celtic, Gaelic Irish, Dublin Ireland, Ireland Travel, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Dublin City, Dublin Street

Old Dublin character Johnny Forty Coats. This man could often be seen on the 44 bus to Enniskerry and always insisted on sitting in the same seat.

Irish National Army uniform - Civil War Note differences from British uniform: the cap, pattern of pockets, and colour of uniform (known as Heather Green) Irish Free State, Army Uniform, Military Uniforms, Essay Contests, Gcse English, Michael Collins, Army Shirts, Essay Writer, Persuasive Essays

Irish National Army uniform - Civil War (1922-23) Note differences from British uniform: the cap, pattern of pockets, and colour of uniform (known as Heather Green)

Irish politician and Sinn Fein leader Michael Collins (centre, looking down) and General Richard Mulcahy (right) marching in uniform at the head of the procession at the funeral of Irish political leader and founder of Sinn Fein Arthur Griffith in Dublin. Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Ireland Map, Bobby Sands, Irish Independence, Irish Free State, Irish Republican Army, Events Place, Irish Fashion

Irish politician and Sinn Fein leader Michael Collins and General...

Irish politician and Sinn Fein leader Michael Collins and General Richard Mulcahy marching in uniform at the head of the procession at the funeral of Irish political leader and founder of Sinn Fein... Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

Wood Quay Late Prior To The Demolition For The New Dublin Corporation / Dublin City Council Buildings. Dublin Street, Dublin City, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Temple Bar, Ireland Homes, Iconic Photos, City Council, Dublin Ireland

Wood Quay late 60s, prior to the demolition of for the new Dublin Corporation / Dublin City Council buildings.

in 1923 – Republican officer Tom Barry, after contacts with some former IRA comrades on the Free State side, proposes that the Anti-Treaty IRA call a truce. Liam Lynch turns down the idea. – Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland Ireland 1916, Northern Ireland Troubles, Irish Independence, Irish Republican Army, The Ira, Irish People, Erin Go Bragh, Michael Collins, Irish Celtic

#OTD in 1923 – Republican officer Tom Barry, after contacts with some former IRA comrades on the Free State side, proposes that the Anti-Treaty IRA call a truce. Liam Lynch turns down the idea.

Tom Barry was born in Killorglin, Co Kerry, the son of a former RIC officer who had become a shopkeeper. His family moved to Rosscarbery, Co Cork in his youth, and he was educated for a period at Mungret College, Co Limerick from 25 August 1911 to 12 September 1912. The reason for his short…

Free State troops in an armoured car in Sligo. The 'mine' was the only effective republican response. Army Vehicles, Armored Vehicles, Armored Car, Irish Independence, Free State, Irish Traditions, Army Soldier, Military Equipment, Military History

Weapons of the Irish Revolution Part III – The Civil War 1922-23

John Dorney wraps up a three part series with a look at the weapons of the Irish Civil War. See Part I 1914-16 here and Part II the War of Independence here. One of the paradoxes of the Irish Civil…

Two firemen and a National Army soldier on a Rolls Royce armoured car outside an unidentified (probably part of 'The Block' Dublin Jube 1922 Armored Car, Armored Vehicles, Michael Collins, Free State, Firemen, Army Soldier, Armed Forces, Rolls Royce, Dublin

Two firemen and a National Army soldier on a Rolls Royce armoured car outside an unidentified (probably part of 'The Block' Dublin Jube 1922

"Forty Coats, how many coats ye wearin' today?" - Forty Coats chatting to a young lad in Dublin, February, 1943 (Independent Newspapers) . Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Dublin Street, Dublin City, Ireland Pictures, Irish People, Young Lad, Irish American

Johnny Forty Coats (1943)

"Forty Coats, how many coats ye wearin' today?" - Forty Coats chatting to a young lad in Dublin, February, 1943 (Independent Newspapers) ...

January 1964 A view from across the River Liffey in Dublin of Liberty Hall under construction. Until recently, it was the tallest building in Dublin. Date: Thursday, 23 January 1964 Love Ireland, Dublin Ireland, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Ireland Homes, Dublin City, Skyscraper, The Neighbourhood, Travel Destinations

January 23, 1964

A view from across the River Liffey in Dublin of Liberty Hall under construction. Until recently, it was the tallest building in Dublin. Date: Thursday, 23 January 1964 NLI Ref.: ODEA 38/6