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Ireland’s Wars: The Land War

In the last entry we discussed the rise of the home rule movement, with the Home Rule League becoming Britain’s first legitimately powerful third party. With that came the attention of the IRB and the so-called “New Departure”. But behind … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: A New Departure

Having spent a great deal of time recently in America discussing the actions of Irish nationalist movements and organisations there, the time has come to swing back to the other side of the Atlantic, to have a look at affairs … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Catalpa Rescue

We’ve spent the last while looking at the Fenian Raids on Canada, which proved to be the highpoint of the American Fenian Brotherhood. In the aftermath of the last, pitiable, effort in 1871 – not officially a Fenian Raid, but … Continue reading

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