The attached images were sent out from the Dublin County Board to all clubs
in the county for use on their social media sites.
The first three were provided by the GAA Museum and Archive which has
kindly given permission for clubs to use them but must credit them: “Images
courtesy of the GAA Museum & Archive, Croke Park”. These images are:-
*Michael Hogan – *
Michael Hogan played for Tipperary and was shot and killed on Bloody
Sunday, dying on the pitch in Croke Park. The Hogan stand is named after
*Match Ticket – *
It cost 1 shilling to get into the match
*Dublin Team – *
The team that played Tipperary in the challenge football match on Bloody
Sunday, 21 November 1920. There was no score at the time the match was
halted by the police, Auxiliaries and Black and Tans.
The next four were provided by the Dublin City Library and Archive and any
use must be credited *“Dublin City Library and Archive”*.
*Image – Auxiliaries briefing*
A group of Auxiliaries receive a briefing in Dublin Castle during the War
of Independence. The IRA used surreptitious images like this to target the
Crown forces, but whoever took the photo put their life at risk to take it.
*Image – City Hall Dublin December 1921*
City Hall was occupied by British forces in the immediate aftermath of
Bloody Sunday and on 6 December 1920 the Tricolour was taken down from the
flagpole at City Hall and the building fortified with barbed wire placed
across the entrance.
*Image – Michael Collins*
Michael Collins holding a slíotar around 1921. He was Director of
Intelligence for the IRA in 1920 and was instrumental in planning the
attacks on the British intelligence officers on the morning of Bloody
*Image – Freeman’s Journal newspaper 22 November 1920*
Stark headlines on page 5 relating the events of 21 November 1920.