Dwyer and Derrynamuck
Full title: Michael Dwyer [and] Battle of Doire Na Muc
Creator / Author: Elaine Hoxey and Caoimhín de Líon
Item Type / Page count: Booklet / [16p]
When Published: 1988
Publisher / Place of Publication: [Unknown] / Knockanarrigan, Co. Wicklow [?]
About: This booklet mainly consists of a reprint of a chapter on Michael Dwyer which was published in the book: ‘The Croghan Valley’ in the late 1960’s. Included within the main piece is a short account of the battle of Doire na Muc (Derrynamuck) when Dwyer made his escape from the Crown Forces. It is likely that this booklet was sold as a souvenir to visitors to the Dwyer McAllister Cottage in Derrynamuck, Knockanarrigan, Co. Wicklow.
ID number(s): None
Contents: Preface / Graeme Cooke — Michael Dwyer (from ‘The Croghan Valley’ by Caoimhín de Líon, by kind permission of Kamac Publications) — Doire na Muc – Michael Dwyer escapes capture at Doire na Muc [artist’s impression].
Extra #1: Includes 2 maps and some other illustrations.