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The Kilmichael Ambush

The Kilmichael Ambush (Irish: Luíochán Chill Mhichíl) on November 28, 1920 was a turning point in the Irish War of Independence. There, between the hours of 4:05 p.m. and 4:20 p.m., thirty-six local Irish Republican Army volunteers under the command of 23-year-old Tom Barry killed ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:54 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Ambushes of the War of Independence
Replies: 26
Views: 58401

The Sheemore Ambush

The Sheemore Ambush was an incident during the Irish War of Independence, which occurred on March 4, 1921. An Irish Republican Army flying column, no. 1 Column, South Leitrim Brigade of the I.R.A., carried out an ambush on the Black and Tans, at Sheemore, ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:51 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Ambushes of the War of Independence
Replies: 26
Views: 58401

The Selton Hill Ambush

The Selton Hill Ambush was an incident during the Irish War of Independence, which occurred on March 11, 1921. An Irish Republican Army flying column was ambushed by members of the Auxiliary Division of the RIC, at Selton Hill, near Mohill, County Leitrim. ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:50 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Ambushes of the War of Independence
Replies: 26
Views: 58401

Re: Ambushes of the War of Independence

... was too busy running a Senior Non-Commissioned Officers course fell on deaf ears. A few days later my CO presented me with a book about the War of Independence, pointing out the story of the Scramogue ambush as my lecture subject. When I read the article that night, I was fascinated by its contents. ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:49 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Ambushes of the War of Independence
Replies: 26
Views: 58401

The Scramogue Ambush

The Scramogue Ambush was an incident in Ireland's War of Independence. The flying columns of the North and South Roscommon Irish Republican Army Brigades under Patrick Madden (O/C South Roscommon Brigade) ambushed a nine-man British Army (Ninth Lancers ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:48 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Ambushes of the War of Independence
Replies: 26
Views: 58401

Re: Ambushes of the War of Independence

... some of them as poor as their Catholic neighbours. And in Dublin there was a substantial Protestant lower middle class and proletariat. After independence, many members of all these classes felt that, in the words of one boarding-house keeper, "no Protestant will ever get fair play in ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:47 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Ambushes of the War of Independence
Replies: 26
Views: 58401

The Dunmanway Massacre

... at Dunmanway led historian Peter Hart to conclude that sectarian conflict between Catholics and Protestants was a central part of Ireland's war of independence - his findings have been challenged and contradicted by Meda Ryan (2003), Brian Murphy (2006), and John Borgonovo (2007). Dunmanway had ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:46 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Ambushes of the War of Independence
Replies: 26
Views: 58401

Re: Ambushes of the War of Independence

Crossbarry Ambush (Saturday 19th March 1921) The following is a list of the republican soldiers who took part in the ambush at Crossbarry Co. Cork on Saturday 19th of March 1921. Staff Officers Surname Forename Rank Deasy Liam Brigade Adjutant Barry Tom Column Commandant Begley Flor Assistant Briga...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:44 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Ambushes of the War of Independence
Replies: 26
Views: 58401

Ambushes of the War of Independence

Ambushes of the War of Independence The Crossbarry Ambush on March 19, 1921 in the village of Crossbarry, twenty kilometres south-west of Cork city was one of the largest engagements during the Irish War of Independence between the Irish ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:43 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Ambushes of the War of Independence
Replies: 26
Views: 58401

Links to Medieval Ireland Articles

... on this area here are a few links people might find interesting regarding Medieval Ireland. The Hobelar http://www.scottishhistory.com/articles/independence/_derived/sourcecontrol_hobelar.htm Medieval Irish Plea Rolls (PDF) http://www.nationalarchives.ie/topics/Medieval_plea_rolls/Medieval_Irish_Plea_Rolls.pdf ...
by Niall - Na Degad
Tue Apr 29, 2008 8:30 am
 
Forum: Late Medieval
Topic: Links to Medieval Ireland Articles
Replies: 5
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