Tag Archives: 1930s

Ireland’s Wars: The IRA In The Late 1930s

We have spent a number of entries discussing the Irish Free State’s, and then Ireland’s, internal politics and foreign relations, but now we must turn back to the case of paramilitary organisations within the confines of Ireland, namely the Irish … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The League Of Nations

With the establishment of the Irish Free State as a recognised entity that had control over most of its own government and external affairs, an Irish government now had the opportunity to take part in international relations on a formal … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The First Decades For Northern Ireland

We do spend most of this series dealing with events in what we would identify as the lower 26 counties, at this time of discussion the Irish Fee State. Partly this is because of my own bias, which I cannot … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Fianna Fail And The IRA

Fianna Fail were in power with Eamon de Valera as President of the Executive Council at the head of a cabinet of well know figures from the revolutionary period: Sean T. O’ Kelly as Vice-President, Sean Lemass as Minister of … Continue reading

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