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National Army troops.

The Postal Strike of 1922

Cathal Brennan tells the story of the Postal strike of September 1922, in which the postal unions struck against pay cuts in …

Croke Park in 1928.

The Tailteann Games, 1924-1936

Cathal Brennan looks at the Irish Free State’s answer to the Olympics – The Tailteann Games of 1924-1932. The advent of mass …