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#Free State

# free-state - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Government urged to apologise for the at least 77 executed by Free State during Civil War

In the Dáil in 2011, Leo Varadkar said those executed without trial during this time period were “murdered”.

# free-state - Monday 26 December, 2016

Crime, murder and the end of the Civil War: The story of the first man hanged by the Irish Free State

Author Colm Wallace tells the story of soldier-turned-criminal William Downes.

# free-state - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Bombs and boxers on this week in Civil War-era Dublin Fight Night This post contains videos

Bombs and boxers on this week in Civil War-era Dublin

This week in 1923 saw an extraordinary boxing match emerge amid the chaos of the Irish Civil War.

# free-state - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Read Me: ‘They wiped up the blood’ – first-hand stories from the battle for independence

Raiding the British barracks, and the brutal killing of prisoners – men recall fighting in the wars that shaped Ireland.

# free-state - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Dáil proposal calls for greater protection of 1916 Rising HQ

Sinn Féin is bringing a private members’ motion calling for the protection and full preservation of the Moore Street site.