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The Convention agreed that the name would be “Fingal Old I.R.A. Welfare Society” and its purpose was to provide assistance to members and their families who were in need. To that end a great fundraising operation was embarked upon.

Hooker built the first grist-mill in the town of Ira, in 1818.

Photo: The remains of an IRA car bomb outside the Old Bailey in London, 8 March 1973 (Getty Images)

Our review of The IRA – A Documentary History is , by .

In January 1919 the Irish Volunteers renamedthemselves the IRA the IRA began a guerrilla war when they shot two RIC men. Theguerrilla war continued through 1920 and 1921. The British recruited a force ofex-soldiers called the Black and Tans to support the RIC. The Black and Tanswere sent to Ireland in March 1920. They undertook reprisals against the IRA byburning buildings. In Dublin on 21 November 1921 they fired upon a crowdwatching a football match killing 12 people. Shortly afterwards the Black andTans burned part of Cork city center.

A useful review of The IRA 1926-1936 can be found .

Osmund Bopearachchi, “Naštēn, A Hitherto Unknown Iranian Ruler in India,” in Joe Cribb, Helen Wang, and Katsumi Tanabe, eds., Studies in Silk Road Coins and Culture: Papers in Honour of Prof. Ikuo Hirayama on His 65th Birthday, Silk Road Art and Archaeology 6, Kamakura, 1997, pp. 67-73.

The IRA extends its bombing campaign to London with the Old Bailey one of four targets.

The meaning, origin and history of the name Ira (1).

Since I had edited and published a History of Ira in 1976 - the bi-centennial year of our nation -I was asked to edit and publish a supplement to that history, bringing it up to date. The result is more than a history supplement.

Individual retirement accounts (IRAs) were introduced in 1974

Marist College has been investigating the history of the Poughkeepsie Regatta for the past several years. The purpose of this project is to remind people that the Hudson River and Poughkeepsie, New York were once known for wildly cheering crowds, brightly colored pennants, the crack of a starting gun, and the rumble of a grandstand train. Above all they were known for putting young crew teams to the ultimate test, and determining through a grueling four mile race who had the best crew team in the nation.

Stephen Pierce settled at Ira about 1806 and died in the house in which his grandson Chas.

Idem, History of the Dadysett Family, Bombay, 1931b.

The IRA was founded by Cornell University, Columbia University, and the University of Pennsylvania. These universities wanted to form an association in order to hold a race every year in which all of the top rowing schools in the country could compete. They chose the Hudson River, outside of Poughkeepsie, as the location to hold the race. It was one of the few places that had a straightaway that was four miles long.

The IRA, by Tim Pat Coogan, HarperCollins 2000 (first published 1970), ISBN 0-00-653155-5

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The Centennial Committee has been active. Events were planned & publicity activated. The IRA STAR is part of that publicity. It contains history and plans for the future and pictures of the children of the town - those who will make the future. It also contains information about events planned for the centennial observance.

The History of the IRA Essay - 4752 Words | Bartleby

During the Irish War of Independence (1919-1922), and the subsequent Civil War (1922-1923), many Tyneside men and women of Irish birth, or Irish descent, gave support to the Irish republican cause. They did so via organisations such as the Irish Self Determination League (ISDL), or played a more active role by joining the Irish Volunteers, (better known as the IRA). Their motivation was the conviction that the nation of Ireland had been cruelly treated by England over the centuries, either by deliberate acts of subjugation, or by a failure to attend properly to the needs of the Irish people, for example during the Great Famine of 1845-1850. In their minds, it was time for the Irish people to right these wrongs by exercising self-determination in an independent Irish Republic.