Independence: War in Ireland, 20 - 21 November 1920

One land: two sides. Ireland is at war. Can Liam dodge the hail of bullets? Since the War of Independence started in Ireland, a whole lot of things have changed. But one thing hasn’t: Liam’s passion for Gaelic football. He can’t wait to see the upcoming football match at Croke Park, despite the recent troubles. But the game has hardly begun before the first shot rings out – and Liam’s excitement turns to terror. Soldiers storming the stadium, machine guns firing, people screaming… What’s going on? How will Liam make it out of the stadium alive?

  • A pulse-racing account of the Croke Park attack
  • Clearly describes a key event of Bloody Sunday
  • Written by popular My Story author Jim Eldridge
  • Ideal for children who are studying Irish history

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    Jim Eldridge

    Jim Eldridge is the award-winning author of The Trenches, Flying Ace and Armada in the boy’s strand of the My Story series. He is also a TV script-writer for the BBC.

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