Photographs collected by Desmond Fitzgerald (1888-1947) , [who was responsible for propaganda during the War of Independence], donated to University College of Dublin and available online from TODAY.
The 179-image collections covers the Easter Rising, Civil War and the War of Independence.
From top: An Irish Free State soldier identified as Thomas McMahon, from the ‘armoured car and machine gun section’ in hospital having sustained a hip wound on Dame Street, Dublin; a boy with a sword and scabbard, 1919; Irish Free State Army soldiers and passers-by on an unnamed Dublin side street; A funeral ‘possibly’ for one of the Loughnane brothers [Patrick & Henry] (I.R.A.members), arrested by R.I.C. in November 1920 and found burned and mutilated between Kinvara and Ardrahan [Co Galway] in December 1920.
We sent a survey to our UCD alumni. We asked them about their favourite lecturers, societies, events, and sporting occasions; whether they protested or fell in love or crammed all night. When we collated the results we got a nice info graphic designed [above]. You can delve deeper into memories of UCD alumni by clicking on the links to specific decades.
UCD old boy Peter Sutherland at the official opening of a new €25million law school in University College Dublin today which the college have kindly named after him.
The largest theatre in the new €25 million Lizard School of Economic Management UCD Sutherland School of Law also serves as a ceremonial moot court. In this simulated courtroom setting students will better develop their advocacy, dispute resolution, client counselling and negotiation skills
Mr Sutherland was a Fine Gael-appointed former attorney general of Ireland in the 1980s and a former EU Competition Commissioner. He is chairman of the London School of Economics, Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations for Migration and non-executive chairman of Goldman Sachs International. And is a leading member of the illuminati the secretive Bilderberg Group. Your basic human greed machine.
He’s also helping the Vatican with their finances.
Suzanne Lee, who will appear before a disciplinary committee today, said she is aware she may be expelled, but does not regret her actions.
“I’m not from a background that most students in this university are. I worked before I came here…I would rather defend people like me and their access to education and if that requires me getting expelled, (so be it),” said.