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Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... trans-national ramifications of the Great War in the short-term aftermath of the conflict (1918-1924) 2. place the Irish War of Independence and Civil War in an international context of paramilitary violence If this is the aim of TCD’s Centre for War Studies then it is a perfectly laudable one. ...
by thepremier
Tue May 28, 2013 8:56 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 309707

Re: Irish Soviets in the War of Independence/Civil War

Limerick Soviet is now on Facebook and Twitter This week sees the 94th anniversary of an important event in Labour and Limerick history – the Limerick General Strike, or Soviet, of April – May 1919. The Limerick workers took over and ran the city for almost three weeks, controlling opening hours of...
by LiamCahill
Sat Apr 13, 2013 8:43 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Irish Soviets in the War of Independence/Civil War
Replies: 9
Views: 17110

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... trans-national ramifications of the Great War in the short-term aftermath of the conflict (1918-1924) 2. place the Irish War of Independence and Civil War in an international context of paramilitary violence If this is the aim of TCD’s Centre for War Studies then it is a perfectly laudable one. ...
by michaelcarragher
Wed Mar 20, 2013 8:38 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 309707

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... trans-national ramifications of the Great War in the short-term aftermath of the conflict (1918-1924) 2. place the Irish War of Independence and Civil War in an international context of paramilitary violence I.e. a rather ideological agenda, I would argue, one that seeks to depoliticise and decontextualise ...
by thepremier
Wed Mar 20, 2013 1:02 am
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 309707

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... "beastly things" done by "moral degenerates", in the words of Sinn Fein's Patrick Sarsfield O'Hegarty, during the WoI and the Civil War. Next Monday's episode deals with Cork, and the grisly doings at the "Sing Sing" crypt.
by michaelcarragher
Tue Mar 19, 2013 7:49 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 309707

Duncannon Fort Museum opening night

... years and weapons etc . An Irish floor dedicated to the Irish fighting here from 1798 - the IRA Flying Colums, Pre treaty -post treaty forces , Civil war - Free state, early defence forces , -80s-90s defence forces and current forces including a UN display of a check point in Lebanon, and a ...
by rommel
Sat Feb 02, 2013 8:20 pm
 
Forum: Events
Topic: Duncannon Fort Museum opening night
Replies: 5
Views: 11473

Re: Help identifying an old uniform

no, not really - it is Ireland, probably in the early 1920s in the aftermath of independence and civil war
by brendan
Sun Oct 28, 2012 8:27 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Help identifying an old uniform
Replies: 3
Views: 6658

Help identifying an old uniform

... Belfast but joined the National Army / Defence Forces at some point. To my amateur eye, the uniform looks more like that of the Irish Volunteers - Civil War era National Army tunics had a vertical collar whereas the three soldiers in the pic are wearing shirts and ties. The inscription on the base ...
by DrNightdub
Mon Sep 24, 2012 7:07 am
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Help identifying an old uniform
Replies: 3
Views: 6658

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

By the way, only slightly off-topic, but this could be a interesting event in Drogheda tomorrow: http://www.millmount.net/whats-on/the-irish-civil-war-and-its-legacy
by DrNightdub
Sat Sep 15, 2012 11:50 am
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 309707

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... public call for a Republican surrender after being captured in the spring of 1923. Equally, they may well have kissed and made up after the Civil War. Either way, I'd expect a question to be raised over whether Deasy might have had an agenda of his own. But because it's not raised, it's ...
by DrNightdub
Sat Sep 15, 2012 11:38 am
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 309707
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