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The Bridge, Athlone

Very dramatic W.D. Hogan shot of soldiers marching across the bridge in Athlone for the handover of Custume Barracks - just one of the many barracks around the country to move from British to Irish control in 1922.

 

Photographer: W.D. Hogan

 

Date: Saturday, 25 February 1922 (according to our information)

 

NLI Ref.: HOGW 54

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Taken on February 25, 1922