Updated: 2/17/2021

Storyboard Text

  • In 1919, the Irish Republican Army committed to a war against the British army. This war resulted from a strong Irish independance willpower.
  • In 1921, the Anglo-Irish treaty signed the end of this war.
  • We could become friends!
  • But a part of population, the irregulars, wanted a free, independent state. They were opposed to the treaty.
  • The war restart. It opposed the Free States Soldiers against the Irish Republican Army (irregulars).
  • I don't want to be subjected to England!
  • In June 1922, the Free States Soldiers decided to bombard the four courts of Dublin because irregulars were in it.
  • But IRA was not discouraged. During 1923, the Free States Soldiers was weakened and the war was won by the irregulars.There were several thousand deaths during this war.
  • Oh, it was hard but we did it...