Collection: Hogan-Wilson Collection >> [Funeral cortege in Cork during the War of Independence : British...
[Funeral cortege in Cork during the War of Independence :
British military in full war equipment leading and following the procession]
|Main Creator:||Hogan, W. D., photographer|
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[Easter Sunday, 27 March 1921].
Research by our Flickr Commons users established that this photograph was taken on Easter Sunday, 27 March 1921, and that this is the funeral of: Jeremiah O’Mullane of 227 Blarney Street (aged 23); Daniel Crowley of 171 Blarney Street (aged 22); William Deasy of Mount Desert, Blarney Road (aged 20 years); Thomas Dennehy of 104 Blarney Street (aged 21 years); Daniel Murphy of Urrey Hill (aged 24 years); and Michael O’Sullivan of 261 Blarney Street (aged 20 years). They were killed on Thursday, 24 March 1921, during a hand-to-hand fight with the Royal Irish Constabulary in the townland of Ballycannon, four miles from Cork city, during the War of Independence.
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Physical description: 1 photograph : gelatin silver print ; 14 x 19.5 cm.
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