Thursday 24 February 2022

HistoryIreland publishes fourth volume of Irish Revolution series

A fourth volume in the History Ireland commemorative series on aspects of the Irish Revolution has been published. The latest supplement, The Split: Treaty to Civil War, 1921–1923, introduces ground-breaking articles on women and the Treaty, the role of Eamon de Valera, the establishment of the GardaĆ­, the dead of the Civil War, the global reaction to Ireland's Independence, and the violence inside the new Northern Ireland state and along the border.

The Treaty, Civil War and Partition profoundly shaped today's Ireland. This latest supplement discusses controversial questions regarding Michael Collins and military dictatorship, why the Free State won the Civil War and how Northern Ireland came into being. It looks at how the war has been remembered and asks whether the era of Civil War politics has ended.

An impressive line-up of contributors includes President Michael D. Higgins, John Borgonovo, Theo Dorgan. Bill Kissane, Mary McAuliffe, David McCullagh, Elizabeth Malcolm, Margaret O’Callaghan, John M. Regan and Charles Townshend.

  • THE SPLIT – Treaty to Civil War 1921-23
  • ISBN: 978-1-913934-64-4
  • Editor: Tommy Graham
  • €12.00
  • 272 pages