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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 …

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, …