The Truce

Published in Hedge School Recordings, Podcasts, Uncategorized

A century ago, at noon on 11 July 1921, a truce came into effect in the Anglo-Irish war between the IRA and Crown forces. Why did it happen then—and why had peace feelers in late 1920 failed? What motivated each side to sue for peace? What were their expectations? To address these and other questions tune in to History Ireland editor, Tommy Graham, in discussion with John DorneyDavid McCullaghEve Morrison and Padraig Óg Ó Ruairc.

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