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Family histories of the Irish Revolution / Ciara Boylan, Sarah-Anne Buckley & Pat Dolan, editors.

Contributor(s): Boylan, Ciara, 1980- [editor] | Buckley, Sarah-Anne [editor] | Dolan, Pat, 1958- [editor].
Publisher: Dublin : Open Air, an imprint of Four Courts Press, 2018Description: 240 pages : illustrations (black and white), portraits ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781846826825.Subject(s): Collective memory -- Ireland | Nationalism -- Ireland -- History -- 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 narrativesDDC classification: 941.50821
Contents:
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.
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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.

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