The next in our series of 1921 centenary talks happens on Thursday, 9th December 2021  at 7.30pm.

‘Who were the Black & Tans? The Crown Forces in Ireland during the War of Independence’.

Professor Coleman will look at all the different groupings within the Crown Forces – Army, RIC, Tans, Auxiliaries, B Specials etc. She is particularly keen to examine  the social composition of the Tans and Auxiliaries in particular and will be covering the controversy over the commemoration plans in 2020.

Marie Coleman is Professor of Twentieth Century Irish History at Queen’s University, Belfast.

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