On this day: Dublin in ruins

These photographs of Dublin were taken on the 11th of May, 1916. They show ruins in Dublin after the Easter Rising of 24-29 April.

The Easter Rising was a rebellion against British rule in Ireland. The rebellion was not a success.

The first picture is of is the city’s main thoroughfare.

Source

Easter-Rising-1921-File photo dated 11-05-1916 of Sackville Street (O'Connell St) and the River Liffey at Eden Quay showing the devastation wrought during the 'Easter Rising'.

Easter-Rising-1916-File photo dated 11-05-1916 of Sackville Street from the Nelson Column after the Rising in Dublin

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