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Re: Uniforms 1919-1923

... revenge for this incident the regiment went wild in Limerick city the following night, rioting, beating up civilians and getting drunk. My friend Tom Toomey has a lot more information on this incident in the city itself as an aftermath to Cratloe and Id be happy to put you in touch. In fairness ...
by bannerman
Sun Sep 28, 2008 11:45 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Uniforms 1919-1923
Replies: 11
Views: 23940

Re: Being "Too PC" ?

... not hide that we are modern people acting a role and use jokes that play on that during the show. The violence in the display is is softened by a Tom and Jerry type of presentation as often a large proportion of the audience are children. (they adore it when the combatants receive a kick to the ...
by knightofredemption
Thu Sep 25, 2008 10:42 am
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Being "Too PC" ?
Replies: 23
Views: 25307

Re: Ambushes of the War of Independence

... of the ambush at Oola: ‘AN EYE WITNESS’S STORY - I was coming to Tipperary this morning with a cartload of timber in company with my brother Tom. It was about half past nine, and we were about a quarter of a mile on the Tipperary side of Oola, when we heard shots in front of us. We proceeded ...
by euryalus
Wed Sep 17, 2008 5:22 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Ambushes of the War of Independence
Replies: 26
Views: 58385

The Irish Republican Brotherhood

... and Michael Collins, and the IRB was well placed in the subsequent independence movement with the latter at the helm. Later history Revitalised by Tom Clarke, from about 1910, the Military Council of the IRB was the chief organising force behind the Easter Rising of 1916, under the leadership of ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 7:20 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Irish republican grouping 1916-1922
Replies: 10
Views: 20126

The Irish Republican Army (IRA)

... because of the localised and irregular character of the war, they were only able to exert limited control over local IRA commanders such as Tom Barry, Liam Lynch in Cork and Seán Mac Eoin in Longford. The War of Independence IRA campaign and organisation The IRA fought a guerrilla war against ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 7:19 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Irish republican grouping 1916-1922
Replies: 10
Views: 20126

The Kilmichael Ambush

... 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 17 members of the British state's elite paramilitary Auxiliary Division of the RIC. The Kilmichael ambush was of great political significance ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:54 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Ambushes of the War of Independence
Replies: 26
Views: 58385

The Dunmanway Massacre

... perpetrators of the massacre were never identified or prosecuted. It is not clear who ordered the attack or carried it out. Local IRA commanders, Tom Barry, Liam Deasy and Seán Moylan, ordered that armed guards be put on the homes of other known former loyalists to prevent further violence. Tom ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:46 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Ambushes of the War of Independence
Replies: 26
Views: 58385

Re: Ambushes of the War of Independence

... 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 Brigade Adjutant Lucey Dr. Con Brgade M.O . Sullivan Tadhg Column Quartermaster Crowley Mick Brigade Engineer ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:44 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Ambushes of the War of Independence
Replies: 26
Views: 58385

Ambushes of the War of Independence

... engagements during the Irish War of Independence between the Irish Republican Army and the British Crown Forces. An IRA column, 100 strong, under Tom Barry and Liam Deasy escaped from an encircling manoeuvre by 1,200 British troops, killing between 10 and 30 of them. Background. The increasing ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:43 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Ambushes of the War of Independence
Replies: 26
Views: 58385

Re: Welcome

... , one used in the film Valkyerie out in may in cinemas.m One of our members was in charge of the vehicle workshops for the film , which stars Tom Cruise as Stauffenburg and the plot to kill hitler . We were able to buy this vehicle through him and will have it in Normandy also this year. Our ...
by rommel
Thu Apr 24, 2008 4:09 pm
 
Forum: Battlegroup South
Topic: Welcome
Replies: 1
Views: 7062
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