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The experience of the 36th illustrates what happens to a successful unit if reinforcements are not immediately available to exploit its initial breakthrough. It was around Richmond barracks they say, that people lived who were economically dependent on the military. Citing Peter Hart’s The IRA and its Enemies (1998) and Fearghal McGarry’s biography Eoin O’Duffy (2005), Richard English continues: ‘Thus it was that the 1919–21 IRA (and their enemies) on occasion exhibited an ugly sectarianism of word and deed’ (p. 296).

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Publisher: Wm Collins & Sons & Co (June 1982)

ISBN: 0436036827

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