The Army Comrades Association (The Blueshirts) are Formed 1932

#OnThisDay 1932 The Army Comrades Association, better known as ‘The Blueshirts’ was formed. It was a quasi-fascist paramilitary group that acted as bodyguard for Cumann na nGaedheal from attacks by the IRA. It later merged with other parties to form Fine Gael.

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