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Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... successful liberation of the country. This was unsullied by sectarianism or war crimes which were merely an invention of British propaganda'. (The civil war is usually left out of such accounts more or less). That's very crude but I'd say you can define a tradionalist, eg Meda Ryan, by applying ...
by Jd66
Sun Apr 15, 2012 10:18 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 313540

Historic Tait factory to be demolished

Having studied the American Civil War for so many years, I am REALLY upset that this clothing manufacturer's factory is to be torn down in Limerick. They were a very important source of uniforms for the Confederacy, and other nations also: ...
by finnobreanan
Thu Mar 22, 2012 11:57 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Historic Tait factory to be demolished
Replies: 1
Views: 2547

Re: Oral History Project: Ireland’s Civil War and Memory

... in Canada rather than in Ireland for your project, but perhaps take a look at the site, as there is a lot of information there on memories of the Civil War from Collections of audio recordings compiled in Ireland. Perhaps you can make some contacts in this way. Best wishes, Jane O`Keeffe, Tralee, ...
by jokf
Wed Mar 07, 2012 6:48 pm
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Oral History Project: Ireland’s Civil War and Memory
Replies: 1
Views: 3504

Oral History Project: Ireland’s Civil War and Memory

Hi there, I am looking for people with a family connection to the Irish Civil War (1922-23) to be interviewed for an oral history project on how families and communities remember this important period in Irish history. What was the impact of the civil war on ...
by Quebecois
Mon Feb 20, 2012 10:35 pm
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Oral History Project: Ireland’s Civil War and Memory
Replies: 1
Views: 3504

Re: Civil War in Dublin

At the risk of boring people, more on the civil war in Dublin; two audio items here. One a radio doc on the war around Griffith Barracks http://www.theirishstory.com/2011/11/13/audio-documentary-wellington-barracks-in-the-irish-civil-war/ The ...
by Jd66
Sun Jan 15, 2012 11:38 am
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Civil War in Dublin
Replies: 14
Views: 26831

Re: Óglaigh na h-Éireann weapons 1916

... all for just eighty quid it's strange what people sell to you I picked up as a side deal a book containing every thing in colour about American civil war uniforms and weapons and also the regiments and even goes into depth bout the navy's of each side .. its really interesting to read . I had ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Dec 16, 2011 5:58 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Óglaigh na h-Éireann weapons 1916
Replies: 12
Views: 20238

Re: Óglaigh na h-Éireann weapons 1916

... The Thompson had not been developed in 1916, but the IRA did get a batch from New York just before the truce in 1921 and it was widely used in the civil war.
by Jd66
Sat Dec 10, 2011 4:27 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Óglaigh na h-Éireann weapons 1916
Replies: 12
Views: 20238

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... the war. The Unionists could only have been kept down by an army of occupation, which would have been withdrawn at the end of the war and bloody civil war inevitably would have followed, with partition along the lines that we’ve had since 1922. Whatever chance we ever had of a united, independent ...
by michaelcarragher
Thu Dec 08, 2011 6:59 am
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 313540

Re: Civil War in Dublin

Book review here of Liz Gillis's 'Fall of Dublin' on the fighting of July 1922.

http://www.theirishstory.com/2011/07/28 ... iz-gillis/
by Jd66
Thu Jul 28, 2011 10:09 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Civil War in Dublin
Replies: 14
Views: 26831

Re: Fort Camden Dates 2011

... are welcome to come to the fort and display their gear and whatever else they have to offer. so far we have had ww1,war of independence , Irish civil war,WW2 British,American and German and of course the Romans. It was been agreed by the Rescue Camden Committe that all re-enactors who attend ...
by Fort Camden
Tue Jul 19, 2011 5:20 pm
 
Forum: Events
Topic: Fort Camden Dates 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 26012
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