The Kilmichael Ambush & the Burning of Cork (The War of Independence XX)

Kilmichael is remembered as one of the most important and controversial battles in the War of Independence. This episodes explains what actually happened in this remote valley in Cork in late November 1920. 


The podcast also continues the wider story of the war through one of the most turbulent periods of the conflict. Beginning with dramatic attacks in Liverpool, the shows carries the story through to the burning of Cork City in mid December.


This is the excellent discussion mentioned in the episode https://www.theirishstory.com/2020/12/18/podcast-tom-barry-and-the-kilmichael-ambush/#.YZCvHFPLffA


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Sound By Jason Looney 

Additional Research - Sam McGrath

Additional Narrations Therese Murray & Aidan Crowe


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