This is the devastation in the aftermath of what’s known as the Burning of Cork during the Irish War of Independence. We don’t have an exact location, but another Hogan-Wilson photo in this series shows this remaining facade front on, and carving says Pharmaceutical & Dispensing Chemist.

Photographer:W.D. Hogan

Date: Circa Sunday, 12 December 1920

NLI Ref.:HOGW 153

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