The Irish War of Independence and Kevin Barry
Kevin Barry was 18 years old when he was caught by British troops during the Irish War of Independence and hanged. This is the story of the Black and Tans in 1920. They were officially called the Royal Irish Constabulary Special Reserve. It was a terrible time in our Irish history.
The ghosts of war: Kept hidden for 50 years, the secret files from the birth of Ireland
The personal testimony of thousands of men and women who took part in the Easter Rising and War of Independence can be accessed free online.
1916 Easter Rising in Ireland and the NKS Massacre
Learn the story of how the British troops went into houses in North King Street in Dublin, Ireland and massacred innocent men and boys. No one was punished. The 1916 Easter Rising leader Edward Daly was an Irish soldier who fought the British troops in Dublin Ireland.
Ireland's Civil War in colourised photographs
The Irish Civil War was a conflict that followed the Irish War of Independence and came alongside the establishment of the Irish Free State, an entity independent from the United Kingdom.