Michael Collins movie Dublin film location photos, Irish 1916 images

The Michael Collins movie filmed in Ireland during 1995, is based on historical events during the struggle for Irish independence from Great Britain between 1916 - 1922. The film is a general biography of Michael Collins the Irish republican politician and IRA Director of Intelligence at that time. The movies principal actors include Liam Neeson as Michael Collins & Alan Rickman as Eamon DeValera. The images below include photographs of location sets during filming, including Dublin Castle & Sackville Street building fronts.
Michael Collins film location photo with movie extras at Dublin Castle
Film extras on bicyles at Dublin Castle Cork Hill gate, beside City Hall, preparing for a scene during Michael Collins Irish movie.
Replica Dublin GPO building, Michael Collins movie set photo
Replica 1916 Dublin GPO building on Michael Collins Irish movie location set, with the General Post Office displaying damage sustained in 1916 Irish Easter Rising. During hostilities the GPO came under British artillery & gunboat fire after the insurgents commandeered the building as their Headquarters.

Michael Collins film extras & replica building fronts on Irish movie set
Michael Collins movie set image with film extras & replica O'Connell street ( formerly Sackville Street ) building facades at Broadstone, Dublin.
Michael Collins Irish movie set photos by Miles Keogh, © irelandposters
Michael Collins movie flyer from 1995, seeking extras for Croke Park scene
September 1995 Michael Collins movie poster advertising for film extras ahead of 1920 Croke Park massacre scene - "Bloody Sunday" re-enactment filming location at the Carlisle grounds, Bray, County Wicklow.

More information on the movie's filming locations at Internet Movie DataBase - imdb.

Liam Neeson in Michael Collins, Movie publicity poster
Liam Neeson as Michael Collins addressing the crowd, movie publicity poster.

Historic central Dublin photos in the aftermath of 1916 Easter Uprising.

GPO - General Post Office building & ruins of Metropole Hotel 1916

The burnt out interior & shell of Dublin GPO - General Post Office on Sackville Street [now O'Connell Street].  Ruins of Metropole Hotel after the 1916 Easter uprising,  Nelson's Pillar is visible to the right.

Sackville Street view from Abbey Street, GPO & Nelson's Pillar
Many city centre buildings were destroyed by shelling from British gunboat "Helga" on the River Liffey & field guns at Trinity College.
Dublin 1916 photos slideshow.

Images of central Dublin streets after 1916 Easter uprising with damaged & destroyed buildings.
Colorised image of Bachelors Walk corner building after 1916 uprising
Colororised image of Bachelors Walk corner with O'Connell Street in the wake of the 1916 Easter uprising. With bullet holes pockmarking the building facade & shattered clock face.
Freemans Journal building in ruins on Sackville St.
Freemans Journal, Evening Telegraph building & 1916 Dublin street barricade image
The remains of The Freemans Journal & Evening Telegraph newspaper building & street barricade, central Dublin 1916 photo.

Dublin Bread Company building after fire & shelling during 1916 uprising
Dublin Bread Company building after fire & shelling during 1916 uprising.

Discover more about the 1916 Easter Rising history & personalities - at National Library of Ireland.

British Pathe newsreel footage of Dublin 1916, shelling & fire damage to Liberty Hall & Sackville street.

Colourised 1922 photograph of Michael Collins & memorial bust in Merrion Square park Dublin.

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Irish Proclamation 1916 wall poster
Irish Proclamation
Irish Republic 1916 Proclamation of Independence wall poster.