Ireland in the 1940s

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Northern Ireland in the Second World War
The IRA during the Second World War
Eire and the Emergency
Political Parties, Personalities and Events in Eire after the Emergency

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Northern Ireland in the Second World War

Northern Ireland in the Second World War secondworldwarni
The Belfast Blitz is remembered BBC
The Belfast Blitz BBC
The Belfast Blitz - experiences of bombing University of Cork
People's War BBC Radio Foyle
Photos from World War Two Ireland American army
55th Anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic marked in Londonderry BBC
Attempts to ban 1947 Titanic play BBC

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The IRA during the Second World War

Sean Russell, Chief of Staff Wikipedia
IRA bomb in Coventry BBC
IRA bombing campaign against Britain (S-Plan) Wikipedia
A Past We'd Rather Forget Guardian Observer
This dastardly plot Guardian Observer
Herman Görtz (German spy) Wikipedia
Nazis 'planned NI invasion' BBC
Operation Mainau Wikipedia
Stephen Hayes, Chief of Staff Wikipedia
McCaughey's Doom Time
1939 - 1967: Relative calm before the storm BBC
How De Valera asked UK to smear IRA chief Sean Russell BBC

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Eire and the Emergency

The Emergency Wikipedia
Ireland during the Second World War atireland.ie
Censorship in Ireland, 1939 - 1945: Neutrality, Politics and Society (on-line book) Books at Google
Ireland's 'benevolent' neutrality during the Second World War Culture Northern Ireland
Eamon De Valera's speech on Irish neutrality, Cork, 1941 ibiblio
De Valera, neutrality and the notorious visit The Poor Mouth blog
U-boats refuelling in Ireland was a myth uboat.net
Ireland's close encounter with a German U-Boat Irish Examiner
Spitfire down: the WWII camp where Allies and Germans mixed [in Dublin] BBC
Book review: The Irish Experience during the Second World War stonebooks
Irish who fought on the beaches BBC
Ireland in the Second World War Telegraph
The Economic War and the Second World War wesleyjohnston
Plan W: British planning concerning Ireland Wikipedia
Eamon de Valera and Hitler National Archives
George Bernard Shaw's letter in response to De Valera's offer of condolence Institute for Historical Review
De Valera and broadcasting; De Valera responds to Winston Churchill RTÉ
The Cavan Orphanage Fire, 1943 Wikipedia
The Cavan Orphanage Fire, 1943 Alliance Support
The Irish Horse in 1944 Irish History Links

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Political Parties, Personalities and Events in Eire after the Emergency

Fine Gael Wikipedia
John A Costello (Taoiseach 1948 - 1951) Wikipedia
W.T. Cosgrave, Fianna Fail leader until 1944 Wikipedia
Clann na Poblachta, republican party founded by Sean MacBride in 1946 Wikipedia
Clann na Poblachta University College Dublin
Seán MacBride Wikipedia
Mother and Child Scheme Wikipedia
Noel Browne, Minister for Health Wikipedia
Noel Browne's struggle with the church Socialist Party archives
Irish General Election 1948 Wikipedia
The Republic of Ireland Bill, 1948 oireachtas.ie
Articles 2 and 3 of the Constitution of Ireland Wikipedia
Ireland Act 1949 Wikipedia
Ireland Act 1949 United Settlement
The foundation of the Republic wesleyjohnston
William Craig's 1972 reminder of British guarantee of Northern Ireland's exemption from the Republic CAIN
Ireland in 1949 Irish Historian



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