The battle for Cork July-August 1922 by John Borgonovo

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Published by Mercier Press in Cork .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementJohn Borgonovo
SeriesMilitary history of the Irish Civil War series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA990.C79 B67 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25165684M
ISBN 109781856356961
LC Control Number2011514816

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The city of Cork experienced a political odyssey between Easter and the end of Irish Republicans evolved from a marginalized minority into Cork’s unquestioned political masters.

The First World War created the context for this political transformation in Ireland’s third-largest city. The Norsemen of Cork fought against the Norman incomers, mounting an expedition of 32 ships against them inwhich was defeated in a naval battle.

Cork's city charter was granted by Prince John in Over the centuries, much of the city was rebuilt, time and again, after numerous fires.

The Clonmult ambush took place on 20 Februaryduring the Irish War of Independence. Irish Republican Army (IRA) volunteers occupying a farmhouse in Clonmult, County Cork were surrounded by a force of British Army, Royal Irish Constabulary and the action that followed, twelve IRA volunteers were killed, four wounded and four on: Clonmult (near Midleton), County.

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Owing to Spanish involvement, and the strategic Location: Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland. The Spanish truly described the battle of Kinsale as una derrota, a rout.

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Anyone who likes a good story well told should read this book, especially those who like the offbeat corners of history.". More recently he has written The Battle for Cork City and most recently The dynamics of war and revolution, Cork City, He teaches at University College Cork.

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