92 Liam Lynch

On this episode of the Irish History Show we were joined by Gerard Shannon to discuss his new biography of Liam Lynch.

During the War of Independence, Liam Lynch was the officer in command of the Cork No. 2 Brigade of the IRA and later commander of the First Southern Division. He opposed the Anglo – Irish Treaty and during the Civil War he was Chief of Staff of the Anti – Treaty IRA.

Gerard Shannon is a historian from Skerries in Co. Dublin. In 2019 he wrote his MA thesis, for the School of History and Geography in Dublin City University, on Liam Lynch. Gerard has also written numerous articles for the Irish Story website.

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Intro / Outro music “Sliabh” from Aislinn. Licensed under creative commons from the free music archive.

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