War of Independence


Handout – War of Independence

Interactive Timeline – War of Independence

Click on the link to go to a timeline for the War of Independence.

You can change the scale of the timeline to make the items easier to view and click on each item on the timeline to view extra information, photos and videos.

Timeline – Ireland – War of Independence 1919-1921

Revolution, Partition and Civil War

Article about the period 1919-1922. Archive video footage is embedded into the article and can be viewed by clicking on the links.

Revolution, Partition and Civil War

Chronology of Irish History 1919 – 1923

Very detailed timeline of events in Ireland from 1919-1923 from DCU. Access the events of each month by following the links.

Ireland 1919-1923

The First Dail 1919 – Irish Times

This Irish Times supplement was published on the 90th anniversary of the meeting of the First Dáil. This excellent resource contains a number of articles about the meeting and the general political context. In the articles there are extracts from contemporary newspapers including the Irish Times Digital Archive. Scroll down the page where there a number of brief but useful biographies of the main participants that include a number of key personalities such as de Valera, Collins and Griffith.

The First Dail 1919

Bloody Sunday 1920 Podcast

RTE History Show Podcast on Bloody Sunday 1920

Bloody Sunday 1920

Near FM Podcast with Professor David Fitzpatrick from Trinity College discussing ‘Terror in Ireland 1916-1923’

Near FM Podcast – Terror in Ireland

Lecture by Professor Patrick Geoghegan, Department of History, Trinity College Dublin, on ‘The War of Independence’

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