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Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa, 1866, Mountjoy Prison, Dublin (New York Public Library 56652925)

As seen on The Late Late Show

Ruins, 1916, Abbey Street and Sackville Street, Dublin (National Library of Ireland KE 119)

Aran Grandmother and Children

1952, Inis Meáin, Aran Islands, County Galway (© Dublin City Library and Archive vital:19270)

de Valera Wins the East-Clare By-Election

1917, Ennis Courthouse, County Clare (National Library of Ireland Ke 132)

Michael Collins at the Leinster Hurling Final

1921, Croke Park (National Library of Ireland BEA44)

Mortimer's Shop

1916, 2 Bridge Street, Waterford (National Library of Ireland POOLEWP 2679)

Orange Order Twelfth Parade

1923, Shaftesbury Square, Belfast (© National Museums Northern Ireland BELUM.Y.W.10.29.53)

The Second Dáil Éireann

1921, The Mansion House, Dublin (© National Library of Ireland Ke 219)

Tom Crean and Edgar Evans, British Antarctic Expedition

1911, Antarctica (Wikimedia Commons File:EvansCrean1911.jpg)

Miss Jinney Burton in a Paisley Shawl

October 1863, Shinrone, County Offaly (© the Breslin Archive)