The Pope’s Brigade

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Ref. No.: 291

Country: Italy
Year: 19.06.1990
Dur: 39.35

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The temporal power of the papacy which once seemed so necessary for its independent existence is now seen as irrelevant. In 1860 however well over a thousand Irishmen fought to defend the Papal States against Piedmontese aggression. Radharc visits the battle grounds and assesses the significance of this little known episode in Irish history.

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