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Fighting Speech

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This now famous piece of footage, shows Michael Collins addressing the Anglo-Irish Treaty to a huge crowd gathered outside College Green, March 1922. Michael Collins described the Treaty as “the freedom to achieve freedom”. In practice, the Treaty offered most of the symbols and powers of independence. These included a functioning, if disputed, parliamentary democracy […]

Dublin Scenes 1915

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This newsreel showcases various locations around Dublin (official issue date for this newsreel is 1915). From the Wellington Monument in the Phoenix Park to the Ha’penny Bridge these shots give a real sense of how the city has changed so much and yet not at all. A Union Flag can be seen on the GPO- […]