Bonus 1921 Treaty Episode

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Ireland had its own very different withdrawal agreement with the UK in 1921 in the form of the Anglo-Irish Treaty. Over the last five years, occasional comparisons have been made between that process and Brexit. Do they stand up? On the centenary of the Treaty, Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin & Dr John Gibney of the Royal Irish Academy's Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series take a look.

John Gibney's article on the 1932-38 Economic War can be found here

His explainer on the Treaty negotiations can be found here

Details of the new exhibition on the Treaty in Dublin Castle presented by the National Archives in partnership with the Royal Irish Academy, the National Library of Ireland and the Office of Public Works, with records from the collections of the Military Archives, Dublin and University College Dublin Archives can be found here