2 edition of Why is Ireland at war? found in the catalog.
Why is Ireland at war?
Law, Hugh Alexander
|Statement||By Hugh A. Law.|
|LC Classifications||DA962 .L3 1916|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 42 p.|
|Number of Pages||42|
|LC Control Number||19008217|
Walking through the Catholic or Protestant Northern Ireland districts is always a thrilling experience. Small marble slabs dot the streets celebrating the memory of those killed during the Troubles (period of great violence, not to say civil war, extending from to ). This is why the Irish no longer mark Remembrance Day The first Veterans Day, usually called Armistice or Remembrance Day in Ireland, was marked in a .
People in Northern Ireland aren’t going back to war either. Pro-British loyalists will continue to riot and make incoherent complaints about British culture being under attack. This is a very well-illustrated book dealing with the tragic Irish Civil War of It gives a good overview of the events leading up to the Civil War--the struggle for Home Rule, the Easter Rising of , the Irish War for Independence, and the ratification of the Anglo-Irish Treaty/5.
Ireland (/ ˈ aɪər l ə n d / ; Irish: Éire [ˈeːɾʲə] ; Ulster-Scots: Airlann [ˈɑːrlən]) is an island in the North Atlantic. It is separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel. Ireland is the second-largest island of the British Isles, the third-largest in Europe, and the twentieth-largest on Earth. Ireland Éire (Irish Location: Northwestern Europe. In the event, Home Rule was put in the statute books but was never implemented because of the Great War which started in August, Two nationalist militias, the Irish Citizen's Army and the Irish Volunteers were formed, dedicated to Home Rule.
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