The GAA & Revolution in Ireland 1913–1923 by Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh

By Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh

The decade among the labour clash (the ‘Lockout’) of 1913 and the tip of the Civil struggle in 1923 used to be one in every of seismic upheaval. How the GAA – an important carrying and nationwide physique – either motivated and used to be prompted through this upheaval is a wealthy and multifaceted story.

Leading writers within the box of recent Irish background and the historical past of game discover the influence on ‘ordinary’ lifetime of significant occasions. They study the influence of the 1st international battle, the 1916 emerging and its aftermath, the emergence of nationalist Sinn Féin and its overcome the Irish Parliamentary occasion, in addition to the conflict of Independence (1919–21) and the sour Civil conflict (1922–23). this can be an unique and engrossing standpoint in the course of the lens of a carrying service provider.

Contributors: Eoghan Corry, Mike Cronin, Paul Darby, Páraic Duffy, Diarmaid Ferriter, Dónal McAnallen, James McConnel, Richard McElligott, Cormac Moore, Seán Moran, Ross O’Carroll, Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh, Mark Reynolds, Paul Rouse

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