An image from the Irish Civil War. The Irish Civil War (Irish: Cogadh Cathartha na hÉireann; 28 June 1922 – 24 May 1923) followed the Irish War of Independence and accompanied the establishment of the Irish Free State; an entity independent from the United Kingdom but within the British Empire.

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Map Of UK And Ireland | Map of UK Counties in Great Britain, Northern Ireland, and in addition ...

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This official handbook of the Irish Free State (printed in 1932) is the most amazing production, filled with woodblock engravings by the likes of Harry Kernoff and images by Paul Henry, and it was printed on paper from the Swiftbrook Paper Mills in Dublin...

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CNG: Printed Auction Triton XVIII. IRELAND, Saorstát Éireann (Irish Free State). 1922-1937. Pattern Æ Reul – Sixpence (21mm, 3.31 g, 12h). Lorioli Castelli’s (Milan) mint. Dies by Morbiducci. Dated 1927.

#OnThisDay 1919: Irish independence declared by Sinn Fein MPs at an unofficial Irish parliament in Dublin. Begins nearly three years of increasingly bitter confrontation that ends with the formation of the Irish Free State in 1921. © IWM (Q 28419)

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Michael Collins, was an Irish revolutionary leader, Minister for Finance & Teachta Dala (TD) for Cork South in the First Dail of 1919, Director of Intelligence for the IRA, & member of the Irish delegation during the Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations. Subsequently, he was both Chairman of the Provisional Government & Commander-in-Chief of the National Army. Throughout this time, he was also President of the Irish Republican Army. Collins was shot & killed in August 1922.

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