Mark Holan’s Irish-American Blog: For Downton Abbey fans, a primer on revolutionary Ireland:
What’s going to happen to Tom Branson and Lady Sybil?
As “Downton Abbey” fans watch Sunday for the next plot twists of the popular “Masterpiece” series on PBS, some might be wondering about the backdrop in Ireland at the time. Season Three begins with Tom and Sybil living in 1920s Dublin.
Here’s a quick primer on what happened in Irish politics immediately before and during this period … MORE