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Kevin Barry : an Irish rebel in life and death / Eunan O'Halpin.

By: O'Halpin, Eunan.
Publisher: Newbridge, Co. Kildare : Merrion Press, 2020Description: xi, 260 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781785373497.Subject(s): Barry, Kevin, 1902-1920 -- Biography | Revolutionaries -- Biography. -- Ireland | Ireland -- Biography. -- History -- War of Independence, 1919-1921DDC classification: 920 Summary: On 1 November 1920, eighteen-year-old UCD medical student Kevin Barry was hanged in Dublin's Mountjoy Jail for his role in a bungled IRA operation in which three British soldiers were killed. To this day, he remains a vibrant and celebrated icon of patriotic, idealistic death, his name synonymous with youthful republican sacrifice.
List(s) this item appears in: New Acquisitions August-December 2020
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

On 1 November 1920, eighteen-year-old UCD medical student Kevin Barry was hanged in Dublin's Mountjoy Jail for his role in a bungled IRA operation in which three British soldiers were killed. To this day, he remains a vibrant and celebrated icon of patriotic, idealistic death, his name synonymous with youthful republican sacrifice.

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