1937 Antique IRELAND Map Irish Free State 1930s Map Gallery Wall Art 3415
Irish Free State Army on a building's stairs - From UCD Digital Library, Desmond FitzGerald Photographs, Photograph by W.D. Hogan "Three Irish Free State Army members in offensive position on the stairs of a building, possibly a private house."
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.
"Photograph by W.D. Hogan of an Irish Free State Army soldier standing on guard with his rifle on the breached wall of a large building; the building has sustained extensive damage to its outer stone wall and coping stones; a second soldier is standing at ease to the right of the building; a group of small boys has congregated and is looking on; one boy is smoking." From UCD Digital Library, Desmond FitzGerald Photographs