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The Irish Independence Film Collection - IFI Archive Player

The period 1900-1930 was one of the most turbulent in Irish history, with WW1, the Easter Rising, the War of Independence, the Irish Civil War all taking place.

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Michael Collins – Four myths surrounding the death of the Irish independence leader — History is Now Magazine, Podcasts, Blog and Books | Modern International and American history

Michael Collins was an Irish leader who helped his country achieve independence. However, a few years after the Irish Republic was proclaimed, Collins was dead. His death remains a mystery. Here, SM Sigerson, an author of a book related to the assassination, tells us about four myths surrounding his

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The Irish War of Independence - History of Ireland - YourIrish

The Irish War of Independence took place during the years of 1919 - 1921. In December of 1921 the signing of the Anglo-Irish Treaty in December between the Irish and British government concluded the Irish war for independence.

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The Cabinet Papers | Irish independence

Potent Catholic nationalism prompted the Home Rule Act of 1914, and led to the Easter rising of 1916 after which Sinn Fein became radicalised under Arthur Griffith and Eamon de Valera and the IRA was expanded under Michael Collins. Resentment of British rule in Ireland was furthered by conscription. Sinn Fein eclipsed the Irish Party in 1918 elections and set up the Dail Eireann in 1919. Lord Curzon approved measures to suppress rebellion in1920. British Auxiliary forces shot dead 14 people on 'Bloody Sunday'. An Anglo-Irish treaty was signed in 1921 splitting the new Irish Free State and Ulster which remained part of the United Kingdom; civil war ensued in the south. Lloyd George and Churchill clashed on how to approach problems in Ireland. In 1922 Ulster MP Sir Henry Wilson was killed

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1916 proclamation - World Cultures European

From the legend of the Claddagh ring to 'drowning the Shamrock' on St. Patrick's Day Irish Culture and Customs is a collection of articles and stories that covers a wide variety of topics drawn from Ireland's rich history and heritage. - World Cultures European

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The Irish War of Independence The Black and Tans in Ireland

First hand account of the atrocities committed by the Black and Tans in raids in Ireland in 1920 and 1921. When was the Irish War of Independence in Ireland? They were the Royal Irish Constabulary Special Reserve. Memories of my grandparents during this time in Dublin and Balbriggan.

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Irish Independence: Explore Ireland's Rebellious History at these Top Sites

More than just pubs and craic, the young Republic of Ireland has a complex history of rebellion. Travel deeper with these top sites of Irish independence.

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Parnell: History of the Penal Laws

The penal laws in Ireland: made it illegal for Irish Catholics to own land, lease land, vote, hold office, live in a large town, seek an education, and enter a profession or serve in the military...among a host of other discriminations.

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Rally for Irish independence at Fenway Park

An online library of photographs, manuscripts, audio recordings, and other materials of historical interest from libraries, museums, archives, and historical societies across Massachusetts.

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