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Aftermath: Ireland

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Amongst those commemorated on Lewes War Memorial is Lance-Corporal Sidney Wright 1/6th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment, aged 22. One of three brothers lost during the Great War, he was serving in Ireland when he accidentally drowned just outside Wicklow whilst bathing at Travilahawk Strand, between the military camp near the harbour entrance an…


‘The Black & Tans and Anglo-Irish War’ by Richard Wilcox

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Richard Wilcox will be giving at talk on ‘The Black & Tans and Anglo-Irish War’ by Richard Wilcox IMAGE: A group of Black and Tans and Auxiliaries outside the London and North Western Hotel in Dublin following an attack by the IRA, April 1921


ONLINE 'From Gunner to Guerrilla – Tom Barry’s Road to Rebellion' by Gerry White

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    About the online talk: Tom Barry was one of the most significant and controversial figures on the republican side during the Irish War of Independence. As commander of the Flying Column of Cork No. 3 Brigade of the IRA, he conducted a number of successful operations against the forces of the Crown including the Kilmchael Ambush on 28 Novemb…


The Irish Struggle for Home Rule by Dr Graham Mayhew

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The Irish struggle for home rule and subsequently independence can be traced back to the Act of Union of 1800 when the Irish Parliament, from which Catholics were barred, voted to dissolve itself. Daniel O’Connell’s successful campaign for Catholic Emancipation, passed by Act of Parliament in 1829 and the support he received for his public agitat…


Revolution? Ireland 1917-1923 by David Fitzpatrick

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173 pp. Paperback. IR £3.95.  Trinity History Workshop, Dublin.  1990 ISBN 0 9511400 5 1.  Readers will recall the earlier book in this series, the essays by undergraduates of the University, entitled: Ireland and the First World War published in 1988. This latest book breaks new ground again and the article which is likely to be of most interes…