The construction of Arran Bridge.
Arran Bridge is swept away.
The new bridge completed and named Queen’s Bridge.
1775 - 1783
The American War of Independence takes place.
The rebellion of Wolfe Tone and the United Irishmen.
Liam Mellows is born in Manchester, England on May 25th.
The Easter Rising takes place in which Liam Mellows plays a part.
1919 - 1921
War of Independence results in Anglo Irish Treaty and independence from Britain for 26 counties of Ireland.
The Queen’s Bridge is renamed Queen Maeve Bridge as a new national identity is forged for Ireland.
June, Liam Mellows enters the Four Courts, Dublin, fighting on the Anti Treaty side of the Civil War which had just begun. He is captured, imprisoned in Mountjoy Jail and executed in December
May, The Irish Civil War ends in victory for the Free State forces who supported the Anglo Irish Treaty.
The bridge is, once more, renamed and is now Mellows Bridge.