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People Profiles

Many men, women and young people played an important role during the Irish War of Independence. Learn more here about some of the key individuals either side of the Irish Sea who heavily influenced the conflict.


Birth of the Irish Republic by Walter Paget (1863 - 1935)

Portrait of David Lloyd George. © IWM (Q 41927)

Irish revolutionary leader Michael Collins (1890-1922) working the crowd in Dublin in 1922.