The Wind That Shakes The Barley – Black And Tans Brutality Scene

Recently, in the Irish Free State, an issue has come to light regarding the historical perspective attached to members of the British colonial forces in Ireland during the early 20th century. It is now de rigueur to celebrate the involvements of tens of thousands of Irish “Nationalists” in the First World War, men who fought […]

Poem On Tom Barry, by Bobby Sands

Tom Barry was an acclaimed commander of the 3rd, West Cork Flying Column of the IRA, responsible for the famed Kilmichael Ambush which killed 18 British Auxillaries during the Black and Tan War. He was a solid tactician who fought on the Republican side during the ill-fated Civil War. He later supported the existence of […]