Video: Christopher Magill – The East Ulster Riots and the Formation of The Special Constabulary 1920

In this talk, Christopher Magill examines Ulster in 1920, from the shipyard expulsions to the wave of summer rioting that swept through Banbridge, Dromore, Belfast and Lisburn, and the emergence of the Ulster Special Constabulary (USC). Dr Christopher Magill earned his PhD from QUB in 2014, with a doctorate exploring East Ulster and the Irish revolution, 1920-22. His first book, Political conflict in East Ulster, 1920-22 : revolution and reprisal, was published in 2020.

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This series was generously supported by LCCC’s Good Relations.  For more see here.