Irish Bulletin

A new publication by Aubane, the 'Irish Bulletin" Vol. 1. It is available in paperback and hardback, at €36 and €55 Euro respectively. Every library should have a copy! The “Irish Bulletin” was the official newspaper of the Irish Government during the War of Independence. Its aim was the provide those outside Ireland with the [...]

By |2017-09-13T15:09:30+00:00September 11th, 2012|Irish War of Independence Book Reviews|0 Comments

The Dunmanway Killings, curiouser and curiouser……..

The Dunmanway Killings, curiouser and curiouser…….. Like Brendan Clifford in his review of the book, The Battle For Cork by John Borgonovo,  I was also intrigued by Borgonovo's reference to the "unknown IRA gunmen" who carried out the 10 killings in Dunmanway in late April 1922. Unknown to whom, I wondered? Mr. Borgonovo goes on to [...]

By |2017-09-13T15:09:50+00:00December 31st, 2011|Irish War of Independence Book Reviews|0 Comments

REVIEW: John Borgonovo—The Battle For Cork, July-August 1922 (Mercier 2011)

REVIEW: John Borgonovo—The Battle For Cork, July-August 1922 (Mercier 2011) An Academic Views The Treaty War In Cork About half of this book is about responses to the 'Treaty' of December 1921, and the other half is about the short battle for Cork City in early August 1922. The battle for the City was short [...]

By |2017-09-13T15:09:51+00:00December 12th, 2011|Irish War of Independence Book Reviews|2 Comments

Cast a vote for Padraig O’Ruaircs book “Revolution – A photographic History of Revolutionary Ireland 1913 – 1923”

A message From Irish Volunteer Commemorative member Padraig Og O'Ruairc: My new book "Revolution - A photographic History of Revolutionary Ireland 1913 - 1923" has just been nominated for the Best Irish Published Book category in the Irish Book Awards. This is the first time that any of my books has been nominated for an [...]

By |2011-10-25T23:03:21+00:00October 25th, 2011|Irish War of Independence Book Reviews|0 Comments

The Black & Tans: British Police and Auxiliaries in the Irish War of Independence, 1920 -1921. By David M. Leeson

A Book review by Padraig O'Ruairc. The Black & Tans: British Police and Auxiliaries in the Irish War of Independence, 1920 -1921. By David M. Leeson Oxford University Press Hardback £30 With the centenaries of the 1916 Rising and War of Independence fast approaching a whole raft of books of widely varying quality are being [...]

By |2017-09-13T15:09:52+00:00October 7th, 2011|Irish War of Independence Book Reviews|0 Comments

THE MUNSTER REPUBLIC:THE CIVIL WAR IN NORTH CORK” BY MICHAEL HARRINGTON

BOOK REVIEW - "THE MUNSTER REPUBLIC:THE CIVIL WAR IN NORTH CORK" BY MICHAEL HARRINGTON "They had spent two years on the run fighting the might of the British army... The vast majority of the Volunteers were young men plucked from working on the land or from employment as clerks in offices or shops. Some of the [...]

By |2017-09-13T15:09:52+00:00October 6th, 2011|Irish War of Independence Book Reviews|0 Comments

Book review: “A hard local war – the British Army and the Guerilla war in Cork 1919-1921” by William Sheehan.

A Book review by Jack Lane. Book review: “A hard local war – the British Army and the Guerilla war in Cork 1919-1921” by William Sheehan. The War of Independence – the simple soldier’s view The blurb claims the military “were in fact winning the fight in Cork” and that “this book successfully challenges the [...]

By |2017-09-13T15:09:53+00:00September 19th, 2011|Irish War of Independence Book Reviews|0 Comments
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