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Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... ruled by Dublin combined with the threat of military mutiny to emasculate the Liberal-IPP coalition. The Great War defused the danger of not just civil war in Ireland but revolution across the United Kingdom. More significantly, as far as Ireland was concerned, British cross-party co-operation ...
by michaelcarragher
Wed Jun 11, 2014 4:01 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 307980

Uniforms for sale

... crossbelts, shako, 3 britches & 3 Napoleonic shirts. Napoleonic waistcoat and fatigues. WW1 uniform and webbing . Irish freestate uniform( civil war era) Leather gators. Lots more Regards Jackboot
by jackboot
Tue May 06, 2014 9:52 am
 
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: Uniforms for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 3618

Re: Livestock at gigs

Paul, Back when I used to do American Civil War, there were several ocassions where not only did some of the boys bring chickens to the event, but they also killed, buthchered, cooked, and ate them. The killing and butchering did not take place ...
by finnobreanan
Wed Feb 12, 2014 2:27 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Livestock at gigs
Replies: 1
Views: 2620

16 Lives: Roger Casement

... and humiliation on himself by his hubris, and it was Parnell’s arrogance that led to his humiliation by his own party after he was cited in a civil divorce court. There is no evidence of British state machinations in either of those cases, unlike in Casement’s. We find more such inexactitudes: ...
by michaelcarragher
Sun Jan 05, 2014 1:17 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: 16 Lives: Roger Casement
Replies: 0
Views: 5067

Re: Civil War in Dublin

Interesting paper, with very comprehensive appendices:

http://generalmichaelcollins.com/pages/ ... html#N_10_
by michaelcarragher
Sat Sep 14, 2013 10:07 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Civil War in Dublin
Replies: 14
Views: 26342

Re: New book on the Rising

... “supremely irrelevant”. I’m sorry if my review appeared to impute to you views you do not hold, but I’m glad you found it “kind”. From Pogrom to Civil War was an enjoyable and informative read, one that I again recommend to the forum.
by michaelcarragher
Thu Jun 27, 2013 8:55 am
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: New book on the Rising
Replies: 5
Views: 11190

Re: New book on the Rising

From Pogrom to Civil War: Tom Glennon and the Belfast IRA , by Kieran Glennon (Cork: Mercier, 2013). Investigating a neglected part of our history while simultaneously exploring the part played in that history by your own grandfather ...
by michaelcarragher
Thu Jun 20, 2013 10:38 am
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: New book on the Rising
Replies: 5
Views: 11190

Re: Civil War in Dublin

I remember that book, thanks Kieran, will do so.
by thepremier
Sun Jun 09, 2013 12:00 am
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Civil War in Dublin
Replies: 14
Views: 26342

Re: Civil War in Dublin

You could try tracking down a copy "In The Legion of the Vanguard" by John Pinkman. Imprisoned in Dartmoor as a member of the Liverpool IRA, he was released after the Treaty and came to Dublin where he joined the Dublin Guards. Naturally his perspective isn't exactly objective, but it's an...
by DrNightdub
Wed May 29, 2013 7:01 am
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Civil War in Dublin
Replies: 14
Views: 26342

Re: Civil War in Dublin

I was wondering are there any sources that deal in any detail with the Dublin Guards? They seem an interesting, and horrific, bunch.
by thepremier
Tue May 28, 2013 9:00 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Civil War in Dublin
Replies: 14
Views: 26342
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