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Tipperary Author Sean Hogan To Visit Borrisoleigh Historical Society

HistorySeán Hogan, a native of Puckane in North Tipperary and the author of best-selling book “The Black and Tans in North Tipperary, Policing, Revolution and War 1913 – 1922,” will be the guest speaker at the Borrisoleigh Historical Society’s second lecture of this season to be held on Tuesday night next, December 10th, 2013, in the Community Centre at 8:00pm.sharp.

Seán Hogan’s book looks at the years 1913 to 1922 and examines in detail how County Tipperary went from being one of the least crime hit police districts, to being one of the bloodiest and most terrifying areas in which to reside.

Hogan’s lecture is expected to recount the events surrounding local ambushes and armed engagements, the struggle for political power at council level and indeed within the IRA membership itself, as well as giving detailed background on those in the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) and Crown Forces who were murdered.

Seán will also attempt to examine the murders and other atrocities carried out against civilians during this period – carried out by both the IRA and the Black and Tans.

Admission to this event costs €5.00 and is a must for students of Irish history and lovers of factual Tipperary History in particular.


2 comments to Tipperary Author Sean Hogan To Visit Borrisoleigh Historical Society

  • Yvonne Lawrence

    I am a native of Grangemockler, Carrick-on-Suir with what I believe might or may be a strong history in my family of being involved with the fight for Irish freedom in the past that is in the early 1900’s. I was never told much about my family history and would be grateful if you could help me learn more. Yvonne Lawrence

  • George Willoughby

    Lots of questions need to be answered. What is your family name or the name of the person you suspect of being involved with the fight for Irish freedom and where did he/she reside between 1915 and 1922? You may contact me privately via my email address which I have already forwarded.

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