Ric Barracks

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A Thompson submachine gun: The IRA were the first customers for the gun, designed in 1919 by Gen John T Thompson.

During 1920, the IRA developed its tactics as the war progressed, attacking RIC barracks and towards the end of the year creating flying columns and a(...)

A visitor kisses the Blarney Stone. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

It may be most famous for Blarney Castle but now locals in the historic Co Cork village have come together to show there is more to “a load of old Bla(...)