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Ireland’s Wars: The Glenwood Ambush

Having spent a degree of time going over the higher political situation, we must now dive deep into the hurley burley of 1921’s military engagement in earnest. We begin in County Clare. We have a spent a bit of time … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Rineen Ambush

While perhaps not as active in the War of Independence as some other parts or Munster, the IRA Brigades based in Clare – West, Mid and East – had played a role, as had the county in general. Some of … Continue reading

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Ambush And Reprisal In Ennistymon

In the last entry we discussed a successful ambush undertaken by the IRA on a group of regular British servicemen and RIC, wherein the “Crown Forces” were all too easily accounted for. It was not always going to be so … Continue reading

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