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Ireland’s Wars: The Civil War In 1923

When 1923 dawned, the newly born Irish Free State could look forward with increased optimism. They had control over the vast majority of the country, and had the allegiance, given freely or coerced, of the majority of the population. The … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The National Army’s COIN Campaign

Having taken a few entries to look at the bounce back of the IRA in the aftermath of the conventional Civil War, today I wanted to spend some time discussing the manner in which the pro-Treaty side began to absorb … Continue reading

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