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A few more from the National Library of Ireland on Flickr Commons

Posted by Laurie Frost on April 20, 2014

A final look at the National Library of Ireland’s stream in the Commons on Flickr, starting with some photos from the set Easter 1916. Captions are from the Flickr album.

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The remains of the Dublin Bread Company at 6-7 Lower Sackville Street (now O’Connell Street) after the Easter Rising in 1916.

Date: Definitely May 1916, if not the very end of April

 

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 The shell of the G.P.O. on Sackville Street (later O’Connell Street), Dublin in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising.

The next is from the album, Irish Civil War:

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National Army soldiers drive a car laden with wreaths through the streets of Dublin towards Glasnevin Cemetery for the burial of Michael Collins [Irish revolutionary leader]. August 28, 1922

Something lighter from Built Heritage album:

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The Wonderful Barn,  Leixlip in Co. Kildare , c. 1900

And something older:

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Dolmen at Feenagh in Co. Leitrim, c. 1858

And someone haunting:

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Doon Well at Kilmacrenan in Co. Donegal, c. 1870

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