This week, while the media is rehabilitating establishment Republicans, we take a walk through history to learn about the “good Republicans” or the Irish Republicans. We have author Conor McNamara, Author of Liam Mellows, Soldier of the Irish Republic, to talk about colonization, Irish fight for independence and the state of Ireland today!
00:59 - First invaders for Ireland
2:20 - The distinct Ethnic Groups Ireland
3:14 - The Great Famine of the 1840s
4:00 - Why Ireland is a divided?
5:34 - “The Irish Revolution”
7:00 - Ireland and World War I
8:18 - Irish Volunteer Militia and the bloody crackdown
11:00 - Sein Fein
12:00 - What is an Irish Republican?
16:00 - Easter Week Massacre
18:00 - Irish American support for Ireland
20:00 - Woodrow Wilson’s Betrayal of Irish Independence
22:00 - The Irish War of Independence
24:00 - Divide between Irish Americans and Irish
26:00 - Black and Tans and their Reprisals
30:00 - The Song called Black and Tans
34:00 - Anglo-Irish Treaty
35:00 - The Irish Civil War between Moderates and the Republics
40:00 - Execution of the more militant rebels.
42:00 - Liam Mellows funeral
44:00 - Partition of Ireland
46:00 - The Border has gotten stronger
49:00 - The legacy of silence
53:00 - English Nationalism, Brexit and Re-unification of Ireland
56:00 - Failures of Irish Republicans