6d Curragh Camp token 1940

O’Brien Coin Guide: The Curragh ‘Prisoner of War’ Camp Tokens (1940)

Introduction The impending war in Europe was of major concern to Ireland and most politicians were worried that a war in Europe would re-open the wounds of our own Civil War of 1922-23. The 1930’s were difficult for Ireland :- There were pro- and anti-fascist movements in Ireland and the IRA continued to pursue its own…