The Irish Republic abroad in 1920—Dev in America

Sep 01, 05:00 AM
While the War of Independence raged in Ireland, a parallel international diplomatic campaign for recognition and funding for the underground Irish Republic was being waged. Central to this was the tour of Éamon de Valera, ‘President of the Irish Republic’, to the United States from June 1919 to December 1920. 
 
To assess its success or otherwise listen to Tommy Graham, editor of History Ireland, in discussion with Michael Doorley, Darragh Gannon, Miriam Nyhan Grey and David McCullagh.
 
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