At a time when Ireland is re-examining the nature of its involvement in the Great War, historian Colin Cousins looks at the same question, but from a Unionist perspective. This book will challenge earlier perceptions of unionist enthusiasm, patriotism and
On 30 January 1972 the British Army deployed the 1st Parachute Regiment to conduct an arrest operation in Derry during a Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association march. Twenty-six civil rights protestors were shot, fourteen died, and the day has since be
Following on from the success of the War Dead series in counties Tipperary, Wexford, Wicklow ,and Offaly, Tom Burnell now turns his attention to County Carlow and the unfortunate soldiers from this area who lost their lived during the First World War.
The Defence Forces Headquarters Mess in McKee Barracks, Dublin, houses a unique collection of portraits of all the Chiefs of Staff. Begun in the 1950s and continued unbroken through the generosity of the mess members and the State, this collection is an e
The battlefields of Gallipoli and Salonica were a far cry from life on a small working farm in County Louth, Ireland, and yet, in 1915, Captain David Campbell, M.C., 6th Royal Irish Rifles, found himself in the searing Turkish heat, confronted by a facele