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300,000 at Demonstration

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300,000 people attend a demonstration at a Ulster Loyalist meeting in Omagh. A man is seen giving a speech on a podium to a large crowd, some carrying Union flags and others with signs with place names, such as Ballycawley and Clocher. The term ‘loyalist’ was first used in Irish politics in the 1790s to […]

Curragh Stable Lads Strike

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The early 1920s were a turbulent time for Ireland. Following the War of Independence and The Civil War, Ireland experienced a severe economic depression. Farmers in the west of Ireland were the most severely hit with poor harvest prospects and little to no employment prospects. One industry that was still thriving during these difficult economic […]

Ireland Healing Her Wounds

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It’s October 1925 and 3 years after the republican outbreak which nearly destroyed Ireland’s main courthouse the Four Courts. Now, it is rising from the ashes as work is carried out to rebuild and repair it to its former glory. Following the War of Independence, much of Dublin city centre was destroyed with many buildings […]