This image of a group of armed men was commissioned by a Captain McGrath from Mr. Poole in 1923. My first impression of it was that they were very well armed which made it unlikely to have been taken before 1922 and they are very well turned out for men on the run. Who were they and what side did they take in the recent Civil War?
Photographer: A. H. Poole
Collection: Poole Photographic Studio, Waterford
Date: c.14 May 1923 (copy of earlier image?)
NLI Ref: POOLEWP 3097
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Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
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