Central Dublin 1916 photos

Historic 1916 Dublin city center photos in the aftermath of the Easter Rising.
Dublin GPO 1916 Easter Rising & Metropole Hotel ruins

The burnt out shell of the Dublin GPO - General Post Office on Sackville Street [now O'Connell Street] & ruins of the Metropole Hotel in the aftermath of the 1916 Easter uprising,  Nelson's Pillar is visible to the right.

Sackville Street view from Abbey Street, GPO & Nelson's Pillar
Many city centre buildings were destroyed by shelling from the British gunboat Helga on the Liffey & field guns at Trinity Colege.
Building ruins in Central Dublin, after 1916 uprising
Central Dublin streets & buildings after 1916 uprising.

1916 Dublin photo of Freemans Journal, Evening Telegraph building & street barricade
The remains of The Freemans Journal & Evening Telegraph building & street barricade, central Dublin 1916.
Photographs of the set constructed for Michael Collins movie on location in Dublin. The images below are Sackville Street building fronts, with the General Post Office building showing damage sustained during the 1916 Irish Easter Rising, during which the building came under British artillery & gunboat fire after being taken over as a Headquarters by the insurgents.
Michael Collins movie set photo of replica GPO building
Replica 1916 GPO building on Michael Collins movie set.
Michael Collins movie extras on location
Film extras & replica building fronts on Michael Collins film set.
Michael Collins movie set photos by Miles Keogh, © irelandposters

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British Pathe newsreel footage of Dublin 1916, shelling & fire damage to Liberty Hall & Sackville street.

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Original re-print Irish Proclamation Easter 1916 poster
Irish Proclamation poster.