Dan Breen & The IRA

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Dan Breen was sometimes known as the ‘Thug with blood on his hands’, because of his involvement in the ambush and killing of two RIC policemen at Soloheadbeg – a political and historical controversy widely regarded as the act that started the War of Independence.

Along with his comrades in the Third Tipperary Brigade of the IRA, Dan Breen became one of the most infamous and controversial IRA leaders of his generation. This book analyses Breen’s involvement in the War of Independence and the Civil War,his role within Fianna Fail,his turbulent relationship with De Valera and his alleged Nazi sympathies.

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Binding

Paperback

Published

2006

Author

Joe Ambrose