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British troops confront strikers in Dublin in 1920. In 1922 Free State troops did the same.

The Rabble and the Republic

John Dorney looks at how the Irish separatist movement interacted with the population of the Dublin slums during the years of the Great War …

Pim, bearded front, with IRB leader Sean McDermott, to his left and Irish Volunteer officers in Cork.

The Curious Career of Herbert Moore Pim

Cathal Brennan looks at the eccentric political career of Herbert Moore Pim, Quaker, Catholic, Republican, loyalist, fascist, bohemian and occult fiction writer.   …