Here we look at some of the men involved in the Burning as they featured in events in May 1922. Since the majority supported the Treaty, there will necessarily be more mentions of those who joined the soon-to-be named National Army than those staying with the Irish Republican Army. We will also continue with a main focus on events in Dublin, mentioning only a selection of major happenings elsewhere around the country (such as the first two items below).Despite some violence and seizures of buildings by Republicans, the month of May was generally a hopeful time. In the military sphere there was an IRA truce and on the political front, an electoral pact. But sadly neither would last.Republican Funding and ...

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