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Re: Death penalties & executions in the Civil War

Hello Padraig. I am sure you know that Martin (Bob) Dwyer, in Cashel Folk Village is also working on this very subject. I you want his phone number just pm me.
Cheers.
Tom.
by enfield
Fri Jun 17, 2011 9:16 am
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Death penalties & executions in the Civil War
Replies: 2
Views: 4056

Re: Death penalties & executions in the Civil War

Hello Kieran,
Just spotted this - Im on my way to work looking at it in anternet cafe. I dont have the time to respond to your queries now but I'll try do so later in the week. Cert is in the post.
Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc
by bannerman
Fri Jun 17, 2011 8:28 am
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Death penalties & executions in the Civil War
Replies: 2
Views: 4056

Death penalties & executions in the Civil War

The Public Safety Act of Oct 1922 created a system of military courts to try a range of offences; these courts martial were given the power to impose various punishments, up to and including the death penalty, though after some debate in the Dáil it was agreed that all sentences would have to be rat...
by DrNightdub
Thu Jun 16, 2011 8:54 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Death penalties & executions in the Civil War
Replies: 2
Views: 4056

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... but normal’ an Army report of 1924 says of the ex-Squad men. Following another spree of killing, this time of republican prisoners in the civil war, some of these assassins ended up in mental homes and prisons after 1923. Dolan asks, ‘when you have counseled your best fighting men to kill, ...
by Jd66
Mon May 23, 2011 2:07 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 309586

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... is based purely on newsaper and possibly military and police reports. It's also speculation based on circumstantial evidence (a Dublin Castle civil servant identifying him as the author of the novel) that he worked at Dublin Castle, but my reasoning was that many elements of the novel are ...
by thepremier
Wed May 11, 2011 10:13 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 309586

Re: "I Was There" Dublin 1916

... in the article. Relatively few photographs of the 1916 Rising are available when compared with other periods such as the War of Independence or Civil War. I wonder what the LNA abd ENA stand for (- could it be London National Archives and Eire National Archives - this would certainly be a very ...
by bannerman
Tue May 10, 2011 4:41 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: "I Was There" Dublin 1916
Replies: 2
Views: 4064

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... other armed men, they treated prisoners well etc. On the other hand, 1916 was by far the bloodiest single event in 20th century Ireland as far as civilian casualties were concerned. In the War of Independence a lot of the actual operations of the IRA are quite hard to stomache - the shooting of ...
by Jd66
Wed May 04, 2011 10:46 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 309586

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... at a time when appeal to force was not necessary , then of course there’s a connection between the Easter Rising and the War of Independence, the Civil War, Omagh, Enniskillen and all the shameful list of deeds done in our name up to the killing of Constable Kerr, however those deeds would horrify ...
by michaelcarragher
Wed May 04, 2011 4:58 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 309586

A day to remember.....

... Perennae, Attis... On this day in 44 BC, Julius Caesar was assassinated by the Senate. He had appointed his great-nephew, Octavian, as his heir. Civil war broke out between Caesar's assassins and his successors (Mark Antony and Octavian). A dark day for Romans..... Valete, Nerva.
by Nerva
Tue Mar 15, 2011 12:24 am
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A day to remember.....
Replies: 0
Views: 2247

Re: On This Day In Classical Times...

... Perennae, Attis... On this day in 44 BC, Julius Caesar was assassinated by the Senate. He had appointed his great-nephew, Octavian, as his heir. Civil war broke out between Caesar's assassins and his successors (Mark Antony and Octavian). A dark day for Romans..... Valete, Nerva.
by Nerva
Tue Mar 15, 2011 12:23 am
 
Forum: Classical
Topic: On This Day In Classical Times...
Replies: 18
Views: 21896
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