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War of Independence in Colour: John Breslin’s fascinating images on RTE

Submitted on Tuesday, 01/09/2020

John Breslin continues to bring Irish history to vivid life with his Old Ireland in Colour project. Professor Breslin uses DeOldify, an open source tool, to bring colour to archive imagery. RTE is featuring Breslin’s work regularly as part of the its coverage of the centenary of the War of Independence. You can view the most recent photos here

Women Protesters
Armed RIC Men in Cork
The Custom House Burns
Prayers at Downing Street
Ruined Department Store