After the outbreak of civil war in Spain in 1936 there was widespread support in Ireland for the Francoist insurgents rebelling against the Spanish government. The war was largely presented as a fight to preserve the Catholic religion in Spain from the ‘Reds’ or communists. The Irish clergy and groups such as the Irish Christian Front […]
On this episode, we discuss the Blueshirts and Fine Gael. We were joined by Dr. Fearghal McGarry and Dr. Brian Hanley.