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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, …

Irish national foresters march

Interview: Irish Radicalism in Scotland

Recently we featured an article on the Kirkintilloch tragedy in 1937 in which ten Irish migrant workers in Scotland died. Here we look at another face …