From Ballots to Bullets, Ireland 1918-1919

At the start of 1918, Ireland was at war – fighting for Britain in World War I. By the end of 1919, Ireland was at war with Britain – fighting for independence.

Our newest exhibition – From Ballots to Bullets, Ireland 1918-1919 – is open every day at our Photographic Archive, Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin.

We invite you to share in a selection of events and stories from these two turbulent years as Ireland moved From Ballots to Bullets, with photographs, newspapers, and ephemera from the collections of the National Library of Ireland.

From Ballots to Bullets, Ireland 1918-1919 is a free exhibition, open 7 days: Monday-Saturday 10:00-16:45 & Sunday/Bank Holidays 12:00-16:45