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Dublin's Fighting Story 1916 - 21 By The Kerryman

Dublin's Fighting Story 1916 - 21 by The Kerryman

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This new edition of the classic Dublin's Fighting Story, with an introduction by Diarmaid Ferriter, features stories and reports from every aspect of the War of Independence and offers the perspective of the eye witnesses and the fighting men themselves to the struggle for independence in Dublin.

Dublin's Fighting Story 1916 - 21 Summary

Dublin's Fighting Story 1916 - 21: Told By The Men Who Made It by The Kerryman

Major Haig ordered them to 'prepare to fire', whereupon they the fired indiscriminately, point blank, at the people in the street. Four people were killed and thirty-seven wounded. All Ireland seethed with indignation . . . '&newpara;This new edition of Dublin's Fighting Story with an introduction by Diarmaid Ferriter features stories and reports from every aspect of the War of Independence, from the formation of the Fianna Eireann and the Volunteers, through the Great Dublin Strike and Lock-out in 1913 and the 1916 Rising to the death of Sean Treacy in a bloody street shoot-out, the triumph and tragedy of Bloody Sunday and the burning of the Customs House. Dublin's Fighting Story offers the perspective of the eye witnesses and fighting men themselves to the struggle for independence in Dublin.

About The Kerryman

Originally published by The Kerryman in 1947, there are four titles in the "Fighting Stories Series". 'Rebel Cork', 'Dublin', 'Kerry' and 'Limerick'. They record the events of the War of Independence in the words of the people who fought it and those who wrote about it at the time. Diarmaid Ferriter was born in Dublin and wrote the remarkably successful biography of Eamon De Valera, Judging Dev, which was accompanied by a radio series on RTE. He also wrote the acclaimed, 'The Transformation of Ireland 1900- 2000'.

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GOR005203513
Dublin's Fighting Story 1916 - 21: Told By The Men Who Made It by The Kerryman
Used - Very Good
Paperback
The Mercier Press Ltd
2009-09-21
448
1856356434
9781856356435
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