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Bunch of Motherfuckers (literally) in a British uniform....Hateful bastards made up of ex-convicts & prison scum..... Britain emptied its jails, put convicts in old army uniforms & sent them to Ireland to......do as they pleased.....what a way to govern..

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Burning of Cork

The ruins of the Munster Arcade, now Penneys store, following the Burning of Cork in 1920

Cork to seek State funding for Rebel City commemoration events

CORK is set to take a central position in the next phase of 100-year anniversaries commemorating events from the War of Independence and subsequent Civil War.

The Burning of Cork

This is the devastation in the aftermath of what's known as the Burning of Cork during the Irish War of Independence. We don't have an exact location, but another Hogan-Wilson photo in this series shows this remaining facade front on, and carving says Pharmaceutical & Dispensing Chemist. Photographer: W.D. Hogan Date: Circa Tuesday, 14 December 1920 NLI Ref.: HOGW 153

King's visit

Black and Tans Torch Cork – Erskine Childers – Nobel Peace Prize for Mairead Corrigan and Betty Williams

On this day in Irish History. What Happened on this Day – Ireland

St. Patrick's Street, 1920

Old Photos of Cork

St. Patrick's Street, 1920

Cork city centre was ravaged by fire after the Black and Tans, the RIC and British soldiers went on a rampage to avenge the killing of an Auxiliary soldier by the IRA at Dillon's Cross on 11 December 1920. Image: Mercier Archives

In pictures: Revolutionary Ireland 1913-1923

Major new photographic exhibition shows the bloody reality of life in Ireland from the 1913 Lockout to the tortured birth of the Republic.

#OTD in 1928 – The last active Fenian, John Devoy, dies in Atlantic City, NJ.

Fenian, John Devoy, whom the London Times called ‘the most dangerous enemy of this country Ireland has produced since Wolfe Tone’. John Devoy was born in Kill, Co Kildare, on the 3 September 1842. He worked for a short time as a clerk before joining the Fenian organisation. In 1861 Devoy travelled to France where…

On the 10th December 1920 Martial Law declared in 4 Irish counties including #Cork the next night carnage ensued including the burning of the City Hall and on 11/12 December of Cork City Centre as part of a campaign of terrorism by British Forces, Black & Tans, Auxiliaries and regular Forces. The War of Independence …

The Burning of Cork - Skibbereen Eagle

On the 10th December 1920 Martial Law was declared in 4 Irish counties including Cork. The next night carnage ensued including the burning of the City Hall and on 11/12 December of Cork City Centre as part of a campaign of terrorism by British Forces, Black & Tans, Auxiliaries and regular Army Forces. The War …

Soloheadbeg: the shot heard round the world

January 21 marks the anniversary of the Soloheadbeg raid: first action of Ireland's War of Independence. Volunteers Dan Breen, Sean Treacy, & Seamus Robinson of Tipperary took a momentous decision to sieze the day, which proved a good judgement call. Their timely blow opened an historic guerilla campaign, which ultimately led to the withdrawal of…

The Butcher's Apron: Ireland 1920-21...The Story of an IRA Flying Column Fighting for National Independence

Amazon.com: The Butcher's Apron: Ireland 1920-21...The Story of an IRA Flying Column Fighting for National Independence eBook: McMahon, Ed: Kindle Store

Kerry s Fighting Story 1916-21 - Intro. J.J Lee Author The Kerryman

The classic text on the struggle for independence in Kerry. Introduction by J.J. Lee.

On the night of 11 December 1920, Cork City was to experience an unprecedented night of terror and destruction at the hands of the British forces of law and order. The Irish War of Independence was raging out of control and Cork was in the eye of the storm. It was a guerrilla war fuelled by reprisal and counter reprisal - the city streets became the battleground of a bloody and personalised war of attrition.

Mercier Press

Mercier Press

Cork city centre was ravaged by fire after the Black&Tans and the RIC went on a rampage to avenge the killing of an Auxiliary soldier (ie Black&Tan) by the IRA at Dillon's Cross on 11 December 1920. (Image: Mercier Archives) > looks v similar to the 'Burning of Cork' image - guess it's the same incident-q.v.

In pictures: Revolutionary Ireland 1913-1923

Major new photographic exhibition shows the bloody reality of life in Ireland from the 1913 Lockout to the tortured birth of the Republic.

The Burning of Cork: December 11-12, 1920 | The Irish Story ##History ##Ireland

The Burning of Cork: December 11-12, 1920 | The Irish Story ##History ##Ireland

The Burning of Cork: December 11-12, 1920 | The Irish Story

The Burning of Cork: December 11-12, 1920

The Auxiliaries burn out the centre of Cork city in reprisal for an IRA ambush. By John Dorney On the morning of December 12, 1920, the Sinn Fein activist Liam de Roiste walked through his native c…

Cork City Centre, burned by the Black and Tans as retribution for Irish rebellion.

Irish Republican History & Remembrance.

90 Years Ago This Week. The War of Independence has escalated dramatically in the past month particularly in Munste...

Ireland history

The Black and Tans - The Black and Tans’ counter-terrorist activities horrified public opinion in Britain. Find out how they got their name and why they became a hated force in Ireland. Image: British Auxiliaries guarding the Mansion House, Dublin 1921 ©

History - 1916 Easter Rising - Aftermath - The Black and Tans

BBC history site about the role of The Black and Tans during the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland

This is the story of the Black and Tans and Auxiliaries, the most notorious police forces in the history of the British Isles. During the Irish War of Independence (1920-1), the British government recruited thousands of ex-soldiers to serve as constables in the Royal Irish Constabulary, the Black and Tans, while also raising a paramilitary raiding force of ex-officers -- the Auxiliary Division. From the summer of 1920 to the summer of 1921, these forces became the focus of bitter…

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This is the story of the Black and Tans and Auxiliaries, the most notorious police forces in the history of the British Isles. During the Irish War of Independence (1920-1), the British government recruited thousands of ex-soldiers to serve as constables in the Royal Irish Constabulary, the Black and Tans, while also raising a paramilitary raiding force of ex-officers -- the Auxiliary Division. From the summer of 1920 to the summer of 1921, these forces became the focus of bitter…

Barricade at City Hall, Dublin 1920.

Barricade at City Hall, Dublin 1920.

black and tans and auxies Dublin, Ireland 1921

black and tans and auxies Dublin, Ireland 1921

Black and Tans

Black and Tans

Two Irish civilians forced to parade around a Waterford town by British troops with a British flag tied around their necks. Both men were beaten and dumped outside the town. The War of Independence, Ireland, 1920 #TheTroubles

Two Irish civilians forced to parade around a Waterford town by British troops with a British flag tied around their necks. Both men were beaten and dumped outside the town. The War of Independence, Ireland, 1920 #TheTroubles

RIC

THE CROWN, HARP AND SHAMROCK OF THE ROYAL IRISH CONSTABULARY (1890-1915) eBook: Michael James Talbot: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store

THE CROWN, HARP AND SHAMROCK OF THE ROYAL IRISH CONSTABULARY (1890-1915)

THE CROWN, HARP AND SHAMROCK OF THE ROYAL IRISH CONSTABULARY (1890-1915) eBook: Talbot, Michael James: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store

The Recruit - Royal Irish Constabulary

The Recruit

The Recruit - Royal Irish Constabulary

RIC uniforms

RIC uniforms

A very rare Royal Irish Constabulary Auxiliary Division jacket, 1918 issue

A very rare Royal Irish Constabulary Auxiliary Division jacket, 1918 issue

Winchester M1897 RIC shotgun

Winchester M1897 RIC shotgun

Winchester M1897 RIC shotgunDesigned by John M. Browning c.1897, sold by the London Armory Co. to the British government c.1921, proofed in Enfield and shipped over in Ireland for use by the Royal...

Cahirshiveen Co Kerry.

Cahirshiveen Co Kerry.

Auxiliary Officers of the Royal Irish Constabulary

Auxiliary Officers of the Royal Irish Constabulary

RIC at Bray Barracks, County Wicklow. 1921.

RIC at Bray Barracks, County Wicklow. 1921.

Royal Irish Constabulary, Depot at Phoenix Park Dublin.

Royal Irish Constabulary, Depot at Phoenix Park Dublin.

The Cork Brigade

Tom Barry

Tom Barry

Tom Barry

Tom Barry

Commander of the 3rd West Cork Flying Column; one of the greatest military tacticians ever to grace Irish shores; master of guerrilla warfare; IRA Chief-of-Staff—Tom Barry.

Commander of the 3rd West Cork Flying Column; one of the greatest military tacticians ever to grace Irish shores; master of guerrilla warfare; IRA Chief-of-Staff—Tom Barry.

Dan Breen was a volunteer in the Irish Republican Army during the Irish War of Independence and the Irish Civil War. In later years, he was a Fianna Fáil politician.

Dan Breen was a volunteer in the Irish Republican Army during the Irish War of Independence and the Irish Civil War. In later years, he was a Fianna Fáil politician.

IRA commander Dan Breen, with his bride Brighid Malone, pictured on their wedding day, 12 June 1921, just a month before the truce that would bring an end to the Irish War of Independence

IRA commander Dan Breen, with his bride Brighid Malone, pictured on their wedding day, 12 June 1921, just a month before the truce that would bring an end to the Irish War of Independence

Irish War of Independence

Bobby Sands via AThrasher

Bobby Sands via AThrasher

Irish War of Independence

The Irish War of Independence

The Irish War of Independence (1919-21) was a brutal internecine war between the IRA, Royal Irish Constabulary and the notorious Black and Tans.

British army

Photo shows some of the last of the British soldiers marching down the North Wall, Dublin, to embark for England, marking the end of any and all English military occupation of Erin. 30 November 1922

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Black and Tans (British paramilitaries) in Dublin in 1920.

Black and Tans (British paramilitaries) in Dublin in 1920.

Bobby Sands via AThrasher

Bobby Sands via AThrasher

"A Black and Tan on duty in Dublin..." ... smoking and posing with a Lewis gun. Date: 1920/1921?

"A Black and Tan on duty in Dublin..."

... smoking and posing with a Lewis gun. Date: 1920/1921? NLI Ref.: HOGW 121

Irish War of Independence

The Irish War of Independence

The Irish War of Independence (1919-21) was a brutal internecine war between the IRA, Royal Irish Constabulary and the notorious Black and Tans.

The ruins of the Munster Arcade, now Penneys store, following the Burning of Cork in 1920

Cork to seek State funding for Rebel City commemoration events

CORK is set to take a central position in the next phase of 100-year anniversaries commemorating events from the War of Independence and subsequent Civil War.

Tom Barry

Tom Barry

Tom Barry

Tom Barry

Commander of the 3rd West Cork Flying Column; one of the greatest military tacticians ever to grace Irish shores; master of guerrilla warfare; IRA Chief-of-Staff—Tom Barry.

Commander of the 3rd West Cork Flying Column; one of the greatest military tacticians ever to grace Irish shores; master of guerrilla warfare; IRA Chief-of-Staff—Tom Barry.

Dan Breen was a volunteer in the Irish Republican Army during the Irish War of Independence and the Irish Civil War. In later years, he was a Fianna Fáil politician.

Dan Breen was a volunteer in the Irish Republican Army during the Irish War of Independence and the Irish Civil War. In later years, he was a Fianna Fáil politician.

IRA commander Dan Breen, with his bride Brighid Malone, pictured on their wedding day, 12 June 1921, just a month before the truce that would bring an end to the Irish War of Independence

IRA commander Dan Breen, with his bride Brighid Malone, pictured on their wedding day, 12 June 1921, just a month before the truce that would bring an end to the Irish War of Independence

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