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August 1, 1915, Leinster, Ireland

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August 1, 1915, Leinster, Ireland

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Funeral procession of Fenian Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa. Trams drew to a halt and crowds lined the streets as the coffin passed. O'Rossa had died on Staten Island on 29 June 1915, but his body was brought back to Ireland for burial in Glasnevin Cemetery...This photo was taken at Parnell Square East, or Rutland Square East as it was then known.....Thanks to DaveHurley1 ( 56469637@N02/ ) for the information that Seán Collins (brother of Michael) was a pall bearer at this funeral...Date: Sunday, 1 August 1915..NLI Ref.: Ke 166 ( vtls000030677 )

Images from our photo collections that show those magnificent men (and women) in their flying, choo choo-ing, and driving machines... Oh, and we've cheated, we're adding boats and ships, jaunting cars and carriages, trams too and bicycles - we're completely shameless. So, basically any form of transport - air, sea, land - with the exception of two human feet...

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1910 - 1920
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