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The Irish Republican Brotherhood

... began publishing the revolutionary journal Irish People, in Dublin. From 1865, large numbers of Irishmen who had participated in the American Civil War returned to Ireland, and the plans for a rising were worked on. The government, well served by informers, now took action. In September 1865, ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 7:20 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Irish republican grouping 1916-1922
Replies: 10
Views: 20118

The Irish Republican Army (IRA)

... of the National Army founded by IRA leader Michael Collins in 1922. While the anti-Treaty IRA continued to exist after its defeat in the Irish Civil War, by the late 1930s it had lost most of the legitimacy with which most supporters of the Republican side initially regarded it. A small minority ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 7:19 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Irish republican grouping 1916-1922
Replies: 10
Views: 20118

Sinn Féin (Irish: "Ourselves Alone" or "We Ourselves" )

... it encompassed political philosophies from the left and right, Republican and Monarchist, theocrats and atheists. Its break-up during the Irish Civil War in 1922 has had a dramatic effect on politics in Ireland to this day. Even the legitimacy of the assertion made by the party that is registered ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 7:17 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Irish republican grouping 1916-1922
Replies: 10
Views: 20118

Cumann na mBan

... On 5 February a convention was held to discuss this, and 419 Cumann na mBan members voted against as opposed to 63 in favour. In the ensuing Civil War, its members largely supported the anti-Treaty Republican forces. Over 400 of its members were imprisoned by the forces of the Provisional ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 7:16 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Irish republican grouping 1916-1922
Replies: 10
Views: 20118

Re: Ambushes of the War of Independence

... insurrection which simmered after the Easter Rising and boiled over in the Anglo-Irish Troubles of 1919-21 and the still more brutal Irish Civil War of 1922-23. The conflict there was at its most brutal, close to ethnic cleansing - and no one can call that phrase excessive after reading ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:47 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Ambushes of the War of Independence
Replies: 26
Views: 58369

The Dunmanway Massacre

... condemned the killings. Background. The killings took place after the acceptance of the Anglo-Irish Treaty and before the outbreak of the Irish Civil War in June 1922. During this period, the IRA was left in effective control over much of Ireland due to the withdrawal of British troops and the ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:46 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Ambushes of the War of Independence
Replies: 26
Views: 58369

Re: The 2nd Best frghting force

That is an excellent point Brenda :!: We did have many civil wars, but these wars never had the affect of permanently fracturing 'Romanitas'. Under the Principate, up to the 3rd century at least, the effect of the civil wars never resulted in a disintegration ...
by Nerva
Wed Jun 04, 2008 2:05 pm
 
Forum: Classical
Topic: The 2nd Best frghting force
Replies: 18
Views: 23681

Re: The 2nd Best frghting force

how many Civil wars/wars of succession did the Romans have?

Brendan
by brendan
Wed Jun 04, 2008 8:20 am
 
Forum: Classical
Topic: The 2nd Best frghting force
Replies: 18
Views: 23681

Event List 2008

... miss this. 14th June Event: Hillsborough Fort Description: A multi-period event with live battle re-enactments from across the ages including US Civil War,Vikings,English Civil War,WW2 and beyond 21-22nd June Event: UMVC Show Loughbrickland Description: Nice show on the banks of the lake with ...
by rinuccini
Sun May 11, 2008 9:03 pm
 
Forum: Wartime Living History Association
Topic: Event List 2008
Replies: 6
Views: 8610

Re: CÁTH BENBURB 1646 EOGHAN RUADH UÍ NEILL

... be selective with the photos, too many and people get bored. Boyd and Lynne are both there as is Cameron, members of Clan Uladh, and the English Civil War Society. We had hoped to put on a re-enactment in a field right beside the battlefield. Unfortunetly in the end we didn't get the necessary ...
by rinuccini
Wed May 07, 2008 7:23 am
 
Forum: Early Modern
Topic: CÁTH BENBURB 1646 EOGHAN RUADH UÍ NEILL
Replies: 8
Views: 13929
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