Irish War of Independence

The Irish War of Independence (1919 to 1921) was a war fought in Ireland between the Irish Republican Army and British forces.

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With special thanks to:

Dr Edward Madigan, Senior Lecturer in Public History at Royal Holloway, University of London

Dr Gemma Clark, Lecturer in British/Irish History at the University of Exeter

John Regan, Lecturer in History at the University of Dundee

Michelle O’Connor, Glasnevin Trust

IRISH WAR OF INDEPENDENCE CONTENTS:

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  • Introduction and Timeline of Key Events

  • Impact of Conflict

  • Living Through Conflict

  • End of Conflict

  • Consequence / Legacy

  • People Profiles

OTHER CONFLICTS:


IRISH WAR OF INDEPENDENCE TOPIC AREAS

Introduction and Timeline of Key Events

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Captain A W L Paget MC and Second Lieutenant P R J Barry MC of the 1st Battalion Irish Guards reading news of the Armistice to their men at Maubeuge, 12 November 1918. © IWM (Q 3364)

Captain A W L Paget MC and Second Lieutenant P R J Barry MC of the 1st Battalion Irish Guards reading news of the Armistice to their men at Maubeuge, 12 November 1918.
© IWM (Q 3364)

Impact of Conflict

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Remains of Dillon's Cross meat market, Cork, after official reprisal © IWM (Q 107756)

Remains of Dillon's Cross meat market, Cork, after official reprisal
© IWM (Q 107756)

Living Through Conflict

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Cyclists of the Royal Irish Cobnstabulary and 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment, preparing for a joint patrol © IWM (Q 71699)

Cyclists of the Royal Irish Cobnstabulary and 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment, preparing for a joint patrol © IWM (Q 71699)

End of Conflict

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A crowd gathered outside the Mansion House in Dublin, in the days before the truce was signed in the Irish War of Independence. 8 July 1921

A crowd gathered outside the Mansion House in Dublin, in the days before the truce was signed in the Irish War of Independence. 8 July 1921

Commemoration and Legacy

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the irish tricolour flag

the irish tricolour flag

People Profiles

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david lloyd george © IWM (Q 41927)

david lloyd george © IWM (Q 41927)

 

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