John Borgonovo

Battle Fronts and Home Fronts: The Conventional Phase of the Irish Civil War, June – August 1922

Venue: Church of Ireland

After the retreat from Dublin of the anti-Treaty IRA Ireland witnessed the first conventional warfare on its soil since the Williamite/Jacobite war of the late 17th century. Artillery and seaborne landings, briefly replaced ‘hit and run’ guerilla tactics as the two sides tried to take or hold territory. UCC historian John Borgonovo describes this opening phase of the bitter Civil War.

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John Borgonovo