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