Come out ye Black and Tans

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With #BlackandTans trending at number one on Irish Twitter and The Wolfe Tones’ ‘Come Out Ye Black and Tans’ topping the iTunes charts in both the UK and Ireland, public backlash forced the Government into a humiliating volte-face over a proposed State commemoration. QUB’s Marie Coleman considers why Irish society is not ready to commemorate the RIC and the DMP.

Period23 Jan 2020

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  • TitleCome out ye Black and Tans
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletEolas magazine
    Media typePrint
    CountryIreland
    Date23/01/2020
    DescriptionWith #BlackandTans trending at number one on Irish Twitter and The Wolfe Tones’ ‘Come Out Ye Black and Tans’ topping the iTunes charts in both the UK and Ireland, public backlash forced the Government into a humiliating volte-face over a proposed State commemoration. QUB’s Marie Coleman considers why Irish society is not ready to commemorate the RIC and the DMP.
    URLhttps://www.eolasmagazine.ie/come-out-ye-black-and-tans/
    PersonsMarie Coleman