Part 11 - Dublin Fire Brigade, Four Courts, Dublin

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IE CA CP/3/16/5/11


Dublin Fire Brigade, Four Courts, Dublin


  • July 1922 (Creation)

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(24 November 1900-26 July 1970)

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A Dublin Fire Brigade tender near the Four Courts following the assault on the building at the start of the Civil War on 1 July 1922. A manuscript caption on the reverse of the print reads ‘Rebel garrison surrenders / Four Courts in flames after great explosion / the Four Courts, the republican fortress in Dublin, unconditionally surrendered to the Free State troops yesterday, and the garrison of about 150 are now in Mountjoy Prison / Photograph shows a fire engine at work’.

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