Ireland during World War Two (or The Emergency)
A short review of a book about Ireland During the Second World War from the Daily Telegraph
Another Review of a Different book
The Irish Experience During the Second World War
A book from Google Books by historian Donal Ó Drisceoil about censorship in Ireland During World War Two.
DeValera and Churchill
Controversy at the end of World War Two in 1945 over a speech by Churchill criticisng Ireland’s neutrality during the War. DeValera responded with a speech on Irish Radio. This is a link to the RTE website with the text of the speeches. You can also listen to DeValera by clicking the link.
Controversy when deValera offers condolences following Hitler’s death
This is an article from historian Dermot Keogh about the international reaction to DeValera’s visit to the German Minister in May 1945 to offer condolences on the death of Hitler
The Belfast Blitz
UCC Multitext article on the Belfast Blitz
BBC Webpage about the Belfast Blitz. It includes a series of timelines for the various bombing raids on Belfast and eye-witness accounts
Ireland’s role during World War Two
Video outlining Ireland’s involvement on the side of the Allies during World War Two.
Video Documentary of The Belfast Blitz produced by the Belfast History Project