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Ireland’s Wars: Fianna Fail, The 1927 Elections And The O’Higgins Assassination

1927 was a pivotal year for the Irish Free State, for several reasons. Not four years removed from the end of the Civil War, the Free State could be considered an established entity, with a government that had proven it … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Tom Barry’s Anti-Treaty Days

I mentioned in the last entry that the anti-Treaty side was one with a surfeit of badly needed personalities. This may seem like a tawdry thing to say, but it is a fact that guerrilla struggles, perhaps more than any … Continue reading

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