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Some Patriotic Irishmen

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Full title: The Bravest of the Brave

Creator / Author: Michael O’Reilly

Item Type / Page count: Book / 167p

When Published: 1991

Publisher / Place of Publication: Anna Livia Press / 5 Marine Road, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.

About: Each chapter in this book deals with a different person who has in various ways fought or championed for Irish freedom. The contents listed below indicates those people whom the author considers to be at the forefront of the struggle for Irish emancipation.

ID number(s): 1871311144

Contents: Introductions — The man who became a country (Eamon de Valera) — The longest funeral (Roger Casement) — United we stand – Divided we fall (Wolfe Tone) — Two fight or die (John Mitchel and Thomas Francis Meagher) — And then came November (Kevin Barry) — A man above all (Terence MacSwiney) — The bravest of the brave (Tom Clarke) — “Ireland unfree shall never be at peace” (Patrick Pearse) — Irish history at a glance — Bibliography.

WW Connection #1: The author was born in Donard in West Wicklow.

Extra #1: includes photographs.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.


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