New PDF release: County Louth and the Irish Revolution 1912-1923

By Donal Hall,Martin Maguire

County Louth and the Irish Revolution, 1912–1923 explores the neighborhood activism of the IRA and the way revolution used to be skilled via rural and concrete labourers, RIC males, republican girls, cultural activists, and massive condominium households. occasions have been more and more formed for most of these teams through the constructing truth of partition, remodeling a marginal county right into a borderland and making a area of latest violence and banditry.

The specialist individuals to the first-ever neighborhood historical past of the county in this interval convey to gentle a wealth of interesting tales that may entice most people and historians alike. seriously, those tales show new findings concerning the early army skirmishes in County Louth by means of republican figures similar to Seán MacEntee and Frank Aiken; the arguable sectarian bloodbath at Altnaveigh; and the way the Civil warfare made a fiery battlefield of Dundalk and Drogheda.

County Louth and the Irish Revolution, 1912–1923 records the complexity of the neighborhood adventure because the nationwide revolution merged with original antagonisms and traditions, the results of that have formed the county ever since.

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