Seat of Crown administration since the twelfth century, and still bearing the physical scars of the 1916 Rising, during the War of Independence Dublin was also GHQ of the IRA and the location of the underground Dáil administration.
To find out how the conflict played out between the two sides join History Ireland editor, Tommy Graham, in discussion with Donal Fallon, John Gibney, Liz Gillis and Padraig Yeates.
This podcast is supported by the National Library of Ireland as part of the Dublin Festival of History
Photo Credit: Custom House ablaze, 25th May 1921. W. D. Hogan. National Library of Ireland.