8 Gripping Books About the Fight for Irish Independence

What caused the bitter divide within Ireland—and how did it shape the country we know today?

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The Irish Assassins

The Irish Assassins

By Julie Kavanagh

Troubled Geographies

Troubled Geographies

By Ian N. Gregory, Niall A. Cunningham, C. D. Lloyd, Ian G. Shuttleworth and Paul S. Ell

The Irish War of Independence and Civil War

The Irish War of Independence and Civil War

By John Gibney

Fractured Emerald: Ireland

Fractured Emerald: Ireland

By Emily Hahn

Ruairí Ó Brádaigh

Ruairí Ó Brádaigh

By Robert W. White

Smyllie's Ireland

Smyllie's Ireland

By Caleb Wood Richardson

The Roots of Ireland's Troubles

The Roots of Ireland's Troubles

By Robert Stedall

A Long Long War

A Long Long War

By Ken Wharton