The voice of the Irish community since 1987. The family newspaper for Irish people in the UK. Including News, Sports, Community and Entertainment.. The Proclamation of the Irish Republic was read in front of the GPO on Dublin’s O’Connell Street today as part of commemorations marking the 103rd anniversary of the Easter Rising The Irish World shared a post .. Winston Churchill, British Secretary of State for War, sent the Black and Tans into Ireland on March 25, 1920, ninety eight years ago. It was a fatal mistake by the British that drove Irish . Meet the Irishman who changed World War II Sacked by Winston Churchill, pals with Ernest Hemingway, Cavan man Eric Dorman O'Gowan led an action-packed and unorthodox life.. The relationship between Winston Churchill and Michael Collins has often been characterised as one of mutual respect and rapport which significantly influenced Anglo-Irish relations.. The Irish Times: Winston Churchill: ‘I hope there will be a united Ireland’ For all that, Winston Churchill cannot be described justly as an enemy of the Irish people. He had an abiding affection for Ireland where he had spent some boyhood years while his grandfather, the Duke of Marlborough, was lord lieutenant..