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Fingal in the Revolutionary Decade
To what extent did the military tactics of Thomas Ashe’s (5th) Fingal battalion of the Irish Volunteers in 1916 prefigure those of the IRA in the War of Independence, 1919-21?
To what extent did the sack of Balbriggan in September 1920 provide the template for subsequent reprisals by Crown force?
To discuss the role of Fingal (North County Dublin) in the revolutionary decade join History Ireland editor, Tommy Graham, in discussion with John Dorney, Marie Bashford Synnott, and FrankWhearity.
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