20th Century

Fianna Fáil is founded in Ireland

Fianna Fáil is founded

In 1923, the irregular troops laid down their arms, giving victory to the Free State forces.  Eamon de Valera, as Director of Operations for the…

Eoin O'Duffy

General Eoin O’Duffy (1892-1944)

Eoin O’Duffy was born in Ulster, near Castleblaney in county Monaghan. Trained initially as an engineer he later became an auctioneer. He became interested in Irish politics…