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#War of Independence

# war-of-independence - Saturday 23 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Volunteers were sent for the coffins': New docs reveal IRA activities during War of Independence Military Archives

'Volunteers were sent for the coffins': New docs reveal IRA activities during War of Independence

The Brigade Activity Files are the latest release by the Military Service Pensions Collection.

# war-of-independence - Sunday 20 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Minister to lay wreath at ceremony to mark centenary of Soloheadbeg Ambush 100 Years

Minister to lay wreath at ceremony to mark centenary of Soloheadbeg Ambush

The Soloheadbeg Ambush is widely seen as the event which sparked the War of Independence.

# war-of-independence - Sunday 13 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie The Soloheadbeg Ambush and the shots heard around the world War Of Independence

The Soloheadbeg Ambush and the shots heard around the world

It’s widely seen as the event which sparked the War of Independence.

# war-of-independence - Monday 7 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie What is the truth behind Resistance's forced adoption storyline that really got people talking? Historical Drama

What is the truth behind Resistance's forced adoption storyline that really got people talking?

It’s loosely based on the incredible story of Cork spies Florence and Josephine O’Donoghue.

# war-of-independence - Friday 28 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Fancy researching your family history from the revolutionary period? This is a good place to start... War Of Independence

Fancy researching your family history from the revolutionary period? This is a good place to start...

Did you have a family member who fought in the Civil War or War of Independence?

# war-of-independence - Monday 14 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Body of British soldier exhumed from bog in Clare War Of Independence

Body of British soldier exhumed from bog in Clare

Private George Duff Chalmers, who was 18 when he died, will be reburied in Dublin.

# war-of-independence - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Drumcondra bridge named after UCD student executed during War of Independence Frank Flood

Drumcondra bridge named after UCD student executed during War of Independence

19-year-old Frank Flood was the head of an IRA unit that ambushed an RIC lorry in January 1921.

# war-of-independence - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Fish and chips meets Black and Tans: Details revealed of Leo Burdock's IRA service Civil War

Fish and chips meets Black and Tans: Details revealed of Leo Burdock's IRA service

The new documents also reveal his involvement in the Civil War on the Anti-Treaty side.

# war-of-independence - Saturday 19 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie IRA leader Seán Russell and the story of Dublin's most controversial statue Hidden History

IRA leader Seán Russell and the story of Dublin's most controversial statue

Russell was an IRA chief of staff who died on a German u-boat in 1940.

# war-of-independence - Sunday 19 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie One of Dublin's most iconic buildings is taking a trip down memory lane Easter Rising

One of Dublin's most iconic buildings is taking a trip down memory lane

A new exhibition explores the role Custom House played while Ireland fought for independence.

# war-of-independence - Thursday 16 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Someone carrying out home renovations in Laois found a hand grenade Wake Up Call

Someone carrying out home renovations in Laois found a hand grenade

Mills 36 hand grenades were regularly used throughout the War of Independence of 1919 to 1921.

# war-of-independence - Monday 26 December, 2016

The link between the Cork GAA jersey and the battle for freedom is an incredible tale

‘An Fhuil agus Bindealán’ airs on TG4 this evening, as former Cork player and manager Donal O’Grady goes on a journey through history to uncover the origins of the famous shirt.

# war-of-independence - Sunday 20 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Cork sisters who ran an IRA headquarters from their little shop 1916

The Cork sisters who ran an IRA headquarters from their little shop

Sheila and Nora Wallace were of “tremendous value” in the fight for Irish independence.

# war-of-independence - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A 1795 time capsule placed by one of the US Founding Fathers will be opened tonight National Treasure

A 1795 time capsule placed by one of the US Founding Fathers will be opened tonight

The capsule from Samuel Adams is believed to contain old coins and documents.

# war-of-independence - Saturday 29 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Have a look through the prison journal of an Easter Rising volunteer Life In Frongach

Have a look through the prison journal of an Easter Rising volunteer

Patrick Brennan’s journal will be on display in Clare Museum.

# war-of-independence - Friday 31 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Do you know anything about Ireland's secret War of Independence caves? Hidden History

Do you know anything about Ireland's secret War of Independence caves?

An archaeologist in Sligo has identified 35 used to hide people and ammunitions and needs your help to find more.

# war-of-independence - Friday 15 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Member of public brings viable artillery shell to garda station Trim

Member of public brings viable artillery shell to garda station

The device was made safe by the Defence Forces late last night.

# war-of-independence - Saturday 17 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bullets, bibles and rifles: Glasnevin Cemetery wants to value your First World War artefacts Treasure Hunt This post contains images

Bullets, bibles and rifles: Glasnevin Cemetery wants to value your First World War artefacts

The cemetery is running a free Antiques Roadshow style event this weekend.

# war-of-independence - Sunday 20 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pics: President Higgins and Taoiseach among thousands who gather to remember Easter Rising Ireland Remembers This post contains images

Pics: President Higgins and Taoiseach among thousands who gather to remember Easter Rising

A wreath was laid outside the steps of the GPO with the Proclamation of the Republic also read out.

# war-of-independence - Saturday 19 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 90 Years On: Ireland 'healing her wounds' from years of war From The Archives

90 Years On: Ireland 'healing her wounds' from years of war

Amazing new footage from 1924.

# war-of-independence - Friday 7 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie An 'original Fine Gael Blueshirt uniform' has just gone on sale...on eBay Bidding War

An 'original Fine Gael Blueshirt uniform' has just gone on sale...on eBay

Dyed-in-the-wool Fine Gael members take note.

# war-of-independence - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Fancy seeing a smuggled rifle from 1914 that was found in Seán O'Casey's house? Irish Volunteers

Fancy seeing a smuggled rifle from 1914 that was found in Seán O'Casey's house?

To mark the centenary of the Irish Volunteers a new exhibition at Glasnevin Cemetery also sheds light on some of those who took part in the Irish revolution.

# war-of-independence - Sunday 21 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Home owner finds grenade from War of Independence in garden Grenade

Home owner finds grenade from War of Independence in garden

A number of homes were evacuated in Drumcondra as the device was made safe.

# war-of-independence - Saturday 16 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Uncovering the 'Disappeared' of Irish War of Independence and Civil War Hidden History

Uncovering the 'Disappeared' of Irish War of Independence and Civil War

Historian and archaeologists attempt to uncover secret history of over 180 civilians by the ‘old’ IRA between 1919 and 1923 in TV3 two-part doc.

# war-of-independence - Thursday 29 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Former Prime Minister of Kosovo acquitted of war crimes The Hague

Former Prime Minister of Kosovo acquitted of war crimes

The former prime minister Ramush Haradinaj had been accused of murder and torture during the Kosovo war – but has been found not guilty.

# war-of-independence - Sunday 4 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie How holy ‘apparitions’ pressed pause on War of Independence History This post contains videos This post contains images

How holy ‘apparitions’ pressed pause on War of Independence

Visitations of the Virgin Mary to a teenage boy and ‘bleeding’ statues in Templemore, Co Tipperary seized the country – even causing Michael Collins to get involved in the mysterious case.

# war-of-independence - Friday 5 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Irish War of Independence exhibition to mark centenary of The Fianna Convention History This post contains images

Irish War of Independence exhibition to mark centenary of The Fianna Convention

The exhibition includes uniforms, weaponry, photographs, newspaper clippings and other memorabilia from the time.

# war-of-independence - Monday 17 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Controlled explosion carried out on War of Independence grenade Ranelagh

Controlled explosion carried out on War of Independence grenade

The badly-corroded grenade was found in a garden in Ranelagh by a resident doing some excavation work.

# war-of-independence - Sunday 1 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Read Me: ‘They wiped up the blood’ – first-hand stories from the battle for independence Read Me

Read Me: ‘They wiped up the blood’ – first-hand stories from the battle for independence

Raiding the British barracks, and the brutal killing of prisoners – men recall fighting in the wars that shaped Ireland.

# war-of-independence - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Anglo-Irish Treaty correspondence released in eBook Anglo Irish Treaty

Anglo-Irish Treaty correspondence released in eBook

Communications between Michael Collins, Eamon de Valera and others involved in the negotiations are now available on Kindle and iPad.

# war-of-independence - Monday 16 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Washington defeats Michael Collins in 'Britain's toughest enemy' poll Big Fella

Washington defeats Michael Collins in 'Britain's toughest enemy' poll

The man who led the United States to independence trumps the Corkonian rebel leader in a poll of British academics.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# war-of-independence - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Michael Collins: Still the second biggest enemy of Britain? Big Fella This post contains images

Michael Collins: Still the second biggest enemy of Britain?

Online poll puts War of Independence revolutionary ahead of Rommel, Napoleon and George Washington in ‘Britain’s Greatest Foes’ list… but behind the founder of modern Turkey.

# war-of-independence - Friday 16 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Nike apologises for 'insensitive' Black and Tan sneakers... sort of Oops

Nike apologises for 'insensitive' Black and Tan sneakers... sort of

The sportswear manufacturer admits the ‘Black and Tan’ name was “insensitive”, but says it was “unofficially added by some”.

# war-of-independence - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie What was it like to take part in 1916 Rising or War of Independence? History

What was it like to take part in 1916 Rising or War of Independence?

You’ll soon be able to find out when witness statements are released online – including audio files made in the 1940s.

# war-of-independence - Monday 7 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Revolutionary Ireland 1913-1923 Revolution This post contains images

In pictures: Revolutionary Ireland 1913-1923

Major new photographic exhibition shows the bloody reality of life in Ireland from the 1913 Lockout to the tortured birth of the Republic.

# war-of-independence - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie WIN: Tickets to Guests of the Nation at the NCH Competition This post contains images

WIN: Tickets to Guests of the Nation at the NCH

Fancy attending the world premiere of the newly-restored 1935 film set to Niall Byrne’s new score? Read on…

# war-of-independence - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

From The Daily Edge Slideshow: Auction of Independence items Independence This post contains images

Slideshow: Auction of Independence items

Hundreds of historical items going under the hammer today included Constance Markievicz’s handgun.