Pardon for soldiers who deserted the Irish Army

Minister for Defence Alan Shatter announced this week (12 June) that there will be a pardon and amnesty for soldiers who deserted the Irish Army to fight for the Allies during the Second World War. View our latest online recording of a recent History Ireland Hedge School debate on "Irish army deserters and the morality of neutrality".

Click here to view recording.

 
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