Franco-Irish Military Connections, 1590-1945
The Franco-Irish connection has been maintained since the 17th century and it is often forgotten that the initial contacts between the two countries were largely military. This book, the proceedings of a 2007 conference, represents the latest research on this military connection. Contents: ?amon ? Cios?in (NUIM), Irish soldiers and regiments in the French service before 1690; Pierre Joannon (Irish consul to France), The Irish in France; Nathalie Genet-Rouffiac (SHD), The first wave of Irish Jacobite exiles; Pierre-Louis Coudray (U Angers), Irish soldiers in Angers; Eoghan ? hAannrach?in, Irish soldiers in Les Invalides; Lavinia Greacen, The life and career of General Lally; Clarke de Dromantain (U Bordeaux), Jacobite regiments in the American War of Independence; Georges Martinez, The Irish in the army of the Princes; Hugh Gough (UCD), French military strategy towards Ireland, 1792-1815; Sylvie Kleinman (TCD), The French career of Theobald Wolfe Tone; Nicholas Dunne-Lynch (U Liverpool), The Irish Legion of Napoleon; Janick Julienne (Paris VII), Irish involvement in the Franco-Prussian War; Jerome aan de Wiel (UCC), Deuxi?me bureau operations in Ireland, 1900-5; Siobh?n Pierce (NMI), Irish soldiers in France in WWI; David Murphy (TCD), Irish people in the French Resistance in WWII.
Publication Date: 7/26/2009