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Family histories of the Irish Revolution / Ciara Boylan, Sarah-Anne Buckley & Pat Dolan, editors. - 240 pages : illustrations (black and white), portraits ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / Ciara Boylan, Sarah-Anne Buckley & Pat Dolan -- The Irish revolutionary decade, 1913–1923; voice, narratives and contexts / Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh -- Section 1: Women and Gender -- Our aunt Eilish's untold story of rebellion, romance and religion / Pat Dolan & Michael Dolan -- Family stories and secret keepers: who is Máire Bastabal? / Anne Byrne & Colm Byrne -- The Sheehy Skeffington legacy and how it influences me today / Micheline Sheehy Skeffington -- The many-sided Tom Kettle / Niamh Reilly -- Section 2: 1916–21 -- From family history to history: my grandfather and I / Róisín Healy -- Martin Savage: Sligo's working-class hero / Angela Savage -- 'He did everything, he was the most reliable man we had': Commandant Pat Fallon (1885–1958), South Mayo Brigade / Enda Fallon Jr., Daithí Fallon & Cian Ó Néill -- A life less ordinary: Barney 'The Miller' and the War of Independence / Bernadine Brady -- Jack Morrogh and 'Sinn Fein’s foredoomed dreams' / Antony Wheatley -- Section 3: The Irish Revolution and beyond -- 'Ireland will soon be free': Paddy Maher and the Knocklong Raid / Liam Ó hAisibéil -- Dan McCann: IRA artificer and 'a dangerous man' / Chris McNairney -- Peadar O’Donnell: a rebellious relative / Tom Boylan -- Michael Canavan: an ordinary (heroic) life / John Canavan, Dorothy Ní Uigín & Jim Higgins -- Caught in the conflict: the predicament of the Irish police force during the War of Independence / Michael Lang -- Cantans intra et extra Chorum: Patrick and Francis Shaw / Olga Cox Cameron & John Cox.

9781846826825 €24.95

Collective memory--Ireland.
Nationalism--History--Ireland--20th century.

Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916.
Ireland--History--War of Independence, 1919-1921.
Ireland--History--Civil War, 1922-1923.
Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916--Personal narratives.
Ireland--History--War of Independence, 1919-1921--Personal narratives.
Ireland--History--Civil War, 1922-1923--Personal narratives.


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