B100dy Sunday – Image Gallery

By on November 20, 2020
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.
It cost 1 shilling to get into the match
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 him.
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 Sunday.
Stark headlines on page 5 relating the events of 21 November 1920.
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.
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.