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IRA man

talking with the rebels

by Douglass McFerran

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland)
    • Subjects:
    • Irish Republican Army -- History.,
    • Political violence -- Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland),
    • Revolutionaries -- Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland),
    • Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland) -- History, Military.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references [p. [173]-174) and index.

      StatementDouglass McFerran.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA990.U46 M139 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 178 p. :
      Number of Pages178
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL663337M
      ISBN 100275955915
      LC Control Number97008862

        One of the first books I read about the Troubles, way back in , this is epic fiction bordering on soap. It gives the background to the ancient conflict between the trinity of nationalists, Author: Guardian Staff. A fledgling career in journalism was ended when he was “outed” in Seán O’Callaghan’s book about his time in the IRA, The Informer. He will be working till he dies, he says. The IRA has no Author: Kathy Sheridan.

      The IRA regularly conducted “show of arms” displays, showing off their modern and numerous weapons. The gun the girl is showing is ArmaLite AR It was obtained by the IRA from the US in the early s and became an emotive symbol of IRA armed campaign. The IRA . This book is a riveting new history of the radical politics that drove a unique insurgency that emerged from the crucible of Based on extensive archival research, One Man’s Terrorist explores the relationship between the IRA, a clandestine army described as ‘one of the most ruthless and capable insurgent forces in modern history.

        Image caption Gerry Bradley's book was co-authored by Brian Feeney. A former IRA man who wrote a controversial book on his activities during the Troubles, has been found dead in . Former IRA man found dead Eamon Collins wrote a book about his experiences in the IRA A former IRA member has been found dead on a roadside in Northern Ireland. BBC Political editor Robin Oakley: "The agreed all-party approach to Ireland is under strain more than ever".


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