AN IRISH CIVIL WAR TRAVEL PERMIT

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AN IRISH CIVIL WAR TRAVEL PERMIT

At the height of the Civil War in Ireland - fought between hard-line Republicans and those who were prepared to settle for the Free State declared in 1921 - this document was issued to my maternal grandfather by the Irish Republican Army, allowing him to travel freely throughout the twenty-six counties (The Free State Area) in the course of his work, he was a salesman for a printing company. The Free-Staters prevailed, the Irish Republic was not declared until 1948.

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Mullingar, Ireland

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