Irish War of Independence / Black & Tan War


Irish War of Independence / Black & Tan War

A place to discuss the men and women who took on the British Empire, and in spite of the incredible odds against them ... won. Photo to the left is the monument at the site of the Carrowkennedy Ambush in Co. Mayo.

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“The Scourge of Tralee”: Stalking the “The Major”

Started by Joe Gannon Dec 5, 2017. 0 Replies

John Allister Mackinnon was a…Continue

The Carrowkennedy Ambush, June 2, 1921

Started by Joe Gannon May 24, 2017. 0 Replies

Posted my latest addition to our…Continue

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Comment by Joe Gannon on September 3, 2017 at 6:39pm

The Rineen Ambush: Hell Comes to County Clare

It was the first major ambush of the War of Independence by the Mid-Clare Brigade and it started out as a rousing success, but when several lorries full of British soldiers showed up, they were on the verge of a disaster.


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