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The IRish Army in 1930s German style helmets. Troops were called out to aid the Gardai in Limerick in 1935.

A Limerick riot




Brian Hanley looks at a riot  in Limerick in 1935   At about 10.30pm on the 20th July 1935, a Saturday night, …

The bothy where the migrant workers died.

The Kirkintilloch Tragedy, 1937




Seventy-five years ago this month one of the biggest peace-time tragedies befell the Irish state when ten young migrant workers from Achill …