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Ireland’s Wars: The IRA After The Civil War

Having looked at the early years of the post-Civil War Free State and the military and political challenges that it faced, we now turn back to the losing side of the 1922/23 conflict. The Irish Republican Army was not an … Continue reading

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Moments In Irish Presidential History: Sean T. O’Kelly And The Pope

Sean T. O’Kelly was the first person elected by popular vote to the office, in 1945. He was a Fianna Fail hardliner, noted for his anti-Treaty sentiments during the Civil War, his loyalty to De Valera, and, as I will … Continue reading

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