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Richard Mulcahy

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, …

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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 …