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O'Malley, Ernie, 1897-1957

The men will talk to me : Clare interviews by Ernie O'Malley / edited by Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc ; preface by Cormac K. H. O'Malley. - Cork : Mercier Press, [2016] - 224 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white), map, portraits ; 22 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"For the first time in published form, The Men Will Talk to Me - Clare interviews records the experiences of five Clare based survivors of Ireland's War of Independence and Civil War. Many IRA activists who lived through those times were reluctant to speak of their experiences even to their own families. However, in the 1940s and early 1950s they sat through long interviews woth Ernie O'Malley, formerly a senior Republican military commander, who travelled around Ireland recording participants' memories of the period ... "

9781781174180 £12.50

GBB681654 bnb

017879344 Uk

Irish Republican Army--Interviews.


Ireland--History--Civil War, 1922-1923--Personal narratives.
Ireland--History--War of Independence, 1919-1921--Personal narratives
Clare (Ireland)--History--20th century.


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