Postcards from the Easter Rising, 1916

Dublin suffered a lot of damage during the rising

In ascending order (left): wrecked shops on Sackville Street, smoking ruins on the side of the Liffey, the shelled remnants of Liberty Hall (headquarters of the Irish Transport and General Workers’ Union). (Right): damaged buildings on Abbey Street, the remains of the Hotel Metropole and the General Post Office, and the scene on a Sackville Street corner.

Permanent Collection

Watch a documentary about the 1916 Easter Rising: