A welcome debunking of War of Independence myths

A welcome debunking of War of Independence myths
The RTÉ documentary points up the centrality of women in the War of Independence, including Constance Markievicz

RTÉ’s new documentary shows there was no mandate for armed struggle until Britain’s war crimes paved the way to freedom

RTÉ’s three-part documentary series on the Irish War of Independence is a significant success. The series represents an important change of direction because it is a first documentary visit by the national broadcaster into this most controversial area in many years.

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