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Funeral of Mr.Cathal Brugha

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July 1922 and the funeral of Cathal Brugha takes place at Glasnevin Cemetery. Large crowds of people have gathered to pay their respects to the Irish revolutionary and former Minister for Defense. Cathal Brugha was active in the Easter Rising, Irish War of Independence, and the Irish Civil War and was the first Ceann Comhairle […]

Dublin Ireland in the Wake of the Battle

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The Battle of Dublin was a week of street battles in Dublin from June 28th  to July 5th 1922 that marked the beginning of the Irish Civil War. Six months after the Anglo-Irish Treaty ended the recent Irish War of Independence, Civil War was fought between the forces of the new Provisional Government and a […]

Curious Persons

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In this newsreel from Dublin July 1922: Rebels have barricaded themselves inside the Four Courts with sandbags stacked up in front of the gates. Passersby gather to try and have a look through the gates and little boys march back and forth with “rifles” (wooden sticks) in hand. The Civil War ravaged the city of […]

Guerrilla Warfare in Ireland

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Guerilla Warfare in Ireland started in August 1922, when the IRA tried to bring down the new Irish government and overturn the Anglo-Irish Treaty. There were many guerrilla attacks, one of the most notable casualties being Commander-in-Chief Michael Collins, who was killed in an ambush in Cork on August 22nd. This newsreel shows several rebels […]

Irish Revolution 1922

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This lengthy newsreel highlights some key moments in the Irish Civil War from troops revolting in Limerick, to the destruction of Sackville street in Dublin. The Irish Civil War (June 28th 1922 –May 24th 1923) was a conflict that followed the Irish War of Independence and accompanied the establishment of the Irish Free State, an […]

Trouble in Ireland

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This newsreel is a compilation of events that happened in Ireland between 1916 and  1922. The order of the events is not presented sequentially but it gives a glimpse of the level of military presence and destruction in Ireland (predominantly Dublin city) during this time. The first segment shows British soldiers leaving Athlone Barracks following […]

City of Terror

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In this compilation newsreel from 1920, we see the first pictures from Derry , soldiers on the streets during the War of Independence. “The aftermath” intertitle shows us the devastation the Civil War had on Dublin, showing the many shelled and gutted buildings, many of which can be seen being pulled down by workers to […]

Dublin War Scenes

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This remarkable footage highlights the events that happened in Dublin during the Civil War from June 28th to  July 5th, the devastating use of artillery by the rebels against the Four Courts, and the shootings and battles around O’Connell Street, Abbey Street and Portobello Bridge. Free state soldiers are seen handing out supplies to civilians […]

Fall of Limerick

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Originally released  July 29th 1922, this brief newsreel depicts Civil War scenes in Limerick city. The Strand Barracks are shelled and burned out, and a roofless Barracks Chapel is seen smouldering. These are the first pictures which show the organisation and established military system then under the command of General Michael Collins. (431)

Irish Rebels New Terror

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The exact location of the events in this newsreel is unknown, however some of the footage also appears in the “Fall of Limerick” film, where the Strand Barracks is shelled and burned out. This could also be Collins Barracks in Cork. Other scenes of buildings in ruin and smoke smouldering appear to be of the […]

Civil War in Ireland

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The Battle of Dublin was a week of street battles in Dublin from June 28th to July 5th 1922, and marked the beginning of the Irish Civil War. Six months after the Anglo-Irish Treaty ended the recent Irish War of Independence, the Civil War was fought between the forces of the new Provisional Government and […]

Dublin’s Civil War

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Released on 10 July 1922 this newsreel shows dramatic scenes at the Hibernian Insurance Company building on Sackville Street (O’Connell Street) showing Government forces burning out the rebels by firing their “first shell” into a building as soldiers look on. The destroyed shell of a building has its windows blown out and as it begins […]