On this day: British troops in 1916

The British Army on the Western Front, 1914-1918: Gunners of the Royal Garrison Artillery outside a bomb-proof dug-out at Reninghelst (Reningelst), Belgium. 15th June 1916.

The_British_Army_on_the_Western_Front,_1914-1918_Q698 The British Army on the Western Front, 1914-1918 Gunners of the Royal Garrison Artillery outside a bomb-proof dug-out at Reninghelst

On this day: Dublin in ruins

This photograph of Dublin was taken on the 14th of May, 1916. It shows 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.

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Easter-Rising-1916-File photo dated 14-05-1916 of a view from Nelson's Column showing ruins in the city of Dublin.

 

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.

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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

On this day: British troops in Dublin

British troops at a roadblock outside Cassidy’s Grocery in Dublin, Ireland on the 30th of April, 1916. This is the day after the conclusion of the Easter Rising, a failed Irish rebellion against rule from Britain.

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Easter-Rising-File photo dated 30-04-1916 of British troops at a road block outside Cassidy's Grocery during the Easter Rising in Dublin, 1916.