Historian John A. Murphy writes about why it is important that we should remember the First Dail. He argues that "ninety years on, the parliamentary ideals of our founding fathers remain paramount". Click here to read this thought provoking article.
Overview - War of Independence
Miss Stout's History Class - The Irish War of Independence
Michael Collins and Guerrilla Warfare
Bloody Sunday, 21 November 1920
The most violent day of the entire conflict was Sunday 21 November 1920. Was this the event that finally led to a truce between the IRA and the British forces in Ireland? Below is a clip from the film 'Michael Collins'?