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New Zealanders at Trinity College Dublin Easter Week 1916

Your readers may be interested in research I am doing on the 5 New Zealand soldiers who assisted in the defence of Trinity College Dublin during Easter Week 1916. The 5 New Zealanders are listed in the 1916 Rebellion Handbook published by the Irish Times soon after the Rising, but their involvement has never been [...]

By | 2013-04-12T02:51:00+00:00 December 5th, 2012|British Forces, RIC, Auxilaries, Black & Tans|10 Comments

Ulster Volunteer Force UVF

The Ulster Volunteers were a Unionist militia founded in 1912 to block Home Rule for Ireland. In 1913 they were organised into the Ulster Volunteer Force, with many of its members enlisting with the 36th Ulster Division at the outbreak of  WW 1. A modern loyalist paramilitary group founded in 1966 shares the same name (Ulster Volunteer Force or UVF), [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:09:35+00:00 April 7th, 2012|Ulster Volunteer Force UVF|1 Comment