Daily Archives: December 8, 2015

Black and Tans

With the onset of the Sinn Féin declaration of Irish Independence in Jan. of 1919, the I.R.A. began the guerrilla campaign known as ‘The Irish War of Independence’, which in 1919 mainly consisted of attacks on the Royal Irish Constabulary (R.I.C.). By Jan. 1920 the British government began recruiting men […]