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Local Elections | Attacks on RIC Barracks | January 1920 | The Irish War of Independence

January 24, 2020 at 8:51 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

Welcome to the Irish Revolution! Last month we talked about an assassination attempt on the life of the Viceroy, who narrowly escaped. This month we’re going to talk about the local council elections of 1920. We’ll also look at the new IRA campaign against the larger consolidated police barracks. Local Elections There was local municipal

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“Local Elections | Attacks on RIC Barracks | January 1920 | The Irish War of Independence”

The 1918 General Election

September 18, 2019 at 2:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Welcome to the Irish Revolution! Sinn Fein smashed the opposition to take most of the seats in the 1918 general election. How did this happen? so today we’re gonna look at four distinct things: number one – Thomas Ashe and the hunger strikers; number two the Conscription crisis, which we spoke about in the previous

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“The 1918 General Election”

Was the Apollo Program a Bad Idea? | A SciShow Documentary

September 12, 2019 at 6:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Hank: Thanks to Hack The Moon for sponsoring this very special episode of SciShow. Go to wehackthemoon.com to learn even more about the Apollo 11 mission. Almost 50 years ago on July 20th, 1969, space exploration changed forever. That day the United States landed the first astronauts on the moon as part of the Apollo

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“Was the Apollo Program a Bad Idea? | A SciShow Documentary”

Suppression of the Dáil | September 1919 | Irish War of Independence

August 25, 2019 at 9:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Welcome to the Irish Revolution! Last month, August 1919 we looked at the general IRA organisation and strategy in the Autumn of this year. We also looked a little bit ahead at the campaign in general so if you’re interested in the military history side of things then you should really watch that episode. That

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Ireland | Basic Politics

July 17, 2019 at 6:14 pm | Articles | Colt Stanton -

Island is a to Parliament democracy with an upper house the shaded and the lower house the doll the members of the Shan are appointed by the tea shock University City Council's and a range of other institutions however they hold very little power the real power in Ireland is held by the elected lower

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“Ireland | Basic Politics”