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Book Review: The Irish Revolution: Tyrone 1912-23

Title: The Irish Revolution 1912-23, TYRONE Author: Fergal McCluskey ISBN: 978-1-84682-300-8 Price: €19.95 (cheaper via publisher’s website) Publisher: Four Courts Press Published: Dublin, 2014 Reviewer: John Dorney One of the most obvious effects of the Irish Revolution was the partition of Ireland into two parts; the essentially independent Free State in …

Sean MacDiarmada on whose life a new film about the Easter Rising will be based.

The Easter Rising on film

The famous event on the silver screen and a new movie in the offing. The Easter Rising of 1916 was intended to …

An anti-Treaty IRA motorised column in Tipperary. A similar column from Arigna descended on Ballyconnell in February 1923.

The Tragedies of Ballyconnell

John Dorney reports on a series of tragedies in the border area in 1923 during the Irish Civil War. On January 6th, …