• John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. In April 1916 an insurrection against British rule took place and a republic was proclaimed. The armed struggle was renewed in 1919 and continued until 1921. The independence of Ireland was reaffirmed in Jan. 1919 by the National Parliament (Dáil Éireann), elected in Dec. 1918.


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