Dublin 1916

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Photographs of Dublin and other places in Ireland during the period of the rebellion, 1916

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Photograph by W.D. Hogan of an Irish Free State Army soldier standing on guard with his rifle on the breached wall of a large building; the building has sustained extensive damage to its outer stone wall and coping stones; a second soldier is standing at ease to the right of the building; a group of small boys has congregated and is looking on; one boy is smoking.

Irish Free State Army soldier standing on guard with his rifle on the breached wall of a large building

Photograph by W.D. Hogan of an Irish Free State Army soldier standing on guard with his rifle on the breached wall of a large building; the building has sustained extensive damage to its outer stone wall and coping stones; a second soldier is standing at ease to the right of the building; a group of small boys has congregated and is looking on; one boy is smoking.

From UCD Digital Library, Desmond FitzGerald Photographs, Photograph by W.D. Hogan: "the front porch of an imposing building which has been heavily fortified with sandbags; an Irish Free State Army soldier is standing on guard; three others are peeping over the sandbags."

Front porch of an imposing building which has been heavily fortified with sandbags

Photograph by W.D. Hogan of the front porch of an imposing building which has been heavily fortified with sandbags; an Irish Free State Army soldier is standing on guard; three others are peeping over the sandbags.

Irish Free State Army on a building's stairs - From UCD Digital Library, Desmond FitzGerald Photographs, Photograph by W.D. Hogan "Three Irish Free State Army members in offensive position on the stairs of a building, possibly a private house."

Irish Free State Army members in offensive position on the stairs of a building, possibly a private house

Photograph by W.D. Hogan of three Irish Free State Army members in offensive position on the stairs of a building, possibly a private house.

Irish Free State Soldier in a badly damaged house - From UCD Digital Library, Desmond FitzGerald Photographs, Photograph by W.D. Hogan "An Irish Free State Army soldier in firing position inside a badly damaged house. His rifle is pointed through a hole in the wall of a room; debris is lying on the ground and a door has been kicked off its hinges."

Irish Free State Army soldier in firing position inside a badly damaged house

Photograph by W.D. Hogan of an Irish Free State Army soldier in firing position inside a badly damaged house. His rifle is pointed through a hole in the wall of a room; debris is lying on the ground and a door has been kicked off its hinges.

Patrick Street, Cork, Monday morning after burning -- A number of civilians (and a tram driver?) looking at the remains of a burned out tram. The caption reads ‘Patrick Street, Cork, Monday morning after burning' (by Auxiliaries and Black and Tans on 11 December 1920?). Premises in background include James Mangan Ltd, Tivoli Restaurant and a tobacconist's shop. One little boy is smiling broadly at the camera.image

Patrick Street, Cork, Monday morning after burning

A number of civilians (and a tram driver?) looking at the remains of a burned out tram. The caption reads ‘Patrick Street, Cork, Monday morning after burning' (by Auxiliaries and Black and Tans on 11 December 1920?). Premises in background include James Mangan Ltd, Tivoli Restaurant and a tobacconist's shop. One little boy is smiling broadly at the camera.

Liberty Hall showing extensive structural and artillery damage on one side

Liberty Hall showing extensive structural and artillery damage on one side

The two photographs have some differences in detail. Bricks have spilled out onto the street and workmen are in the process of loading them onto carts.

The General Post Office showing extensive damage : view from Henry Street  Abstract: The photograph has been taken from Henry Street. Many of the buildings on Moore Street and Henry Street have been totally demolished. Nelson's Pillar is silhouetted against the skyline.

General Post Office showing extensive damage

The photograph has been taken from Henry Street. Many of the buildings on Moore Street and Henry Street have been totally demolished. Nelson's Pillar is silhouetted against the skyline.

Ruined cupola of the rotunda of a building - From UCD Digital Library, Desmond FitzGerald Photographs, Photograph by W.D. Hogan

Ruined cupola of the rotunda of a building

Photograph by W.D. Hogan of the ruined cupola of the rotunda of a building.

A printing press which has suffered extensive damage  -- Photograph of a printing press which has suffered extensive damage; bits of the press are scattered on the floor (possibly the offices of the Cork Examiner newspaper offices which were destroyed by the IRA on August 1922).

early Linotype which has suffered extensive damage

Photograph of an early Linotype which has suffered extensive damage; bits of the press are scattered on the floor (possibly the offices of the Cork Examiner newspaper offices which were destroyed by the IRA on August 1922).