Front cover image for The Irish War of Independence

The Irish War of Independence

Print Book, English, [2004]
McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal, [2004]
xxi, 274 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
9780773528406, 0773528407
pt. 1. Gathering storm: British rule in Ireland
Background to the Irish Revolution
pt. 2. Beginning: Outline of the War January 1919-June 1920
British administration 1919-April 1920
The Dáil government
British security forces
British policy at the crossroads, April-August 1920
pt. 3. Apogee: The Irish intelligence system and the development of guerrilla warfare up to the truce
The War July-December 1920
From the imposition of martial law to the truce, the British perspective
Guerrilla warfare in Dublin
The War in Cork
The War in Tipperary, Limerick, Waterford, Wexford and Kilkenny
The War in Kerry and Clare
The War in the west and north-west counties
The Irish midlands, some surrounding counties and IRA activity in Britain
pt. 4. Consequences: The north-east and the War of Independence
The American dimension
The peace process
The path to the truce