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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

A review of Aideen Carroll’s Seán Moylan – Rebel Leader

by Jack lane Was Seán Moylan a rebel? A full biography of Seán Moylan was long overdue and anyone interested in Moylan and his inside story of the War of Independence would welcome any additional information on his life and actions. This biography provides some interesting and useful new information. As the biographer, Aideen Carroll, [...]