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[Kerryman, With the IRA in the Fight for Freedom - 1919 to the Truce. [Kerryman, The] With the IRA in the Fight for Freedom – 1919 to the Truce. [With a chapter: “The Anglo-Irish War” by Piaras Beaslai]. First Edition. Tralee, The Kerryman, no year (c. 1950). 8°. 238 pages. Original Softcover. Some minor damage to the brochure ! Very good condition with some minor signs of external wear. Some foxing.

Includes for example: The Constitutional Battle of the National Struggle / Donal O’Kelly – Ordeal by Fire – How Cork City Faced the Terror / Patrick Lynch – A Fighting Rearguard saved the IRA in the Retreat After the Ambush at Rineen / etc. etc.

Keywords: 1916 Rebellion, Easter Rising, IRA, Irish Revolution

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MacDonagh- The Irish at the Front MacDonagh, Michael. The Irish at the Front. With an introduction by John Redmond. London and others, Hodder and Stoughton, 1916. 18.8cm x 12.3cm. xiii, 158 (2) pages. Original Hardcover. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. Quite Scarce. Name of preowner on endpaper. Pencil annotations on last page.

Deals with Irish Regiments in the First World War and depicts the bravery of the Munsters, Leinsters, Inniskillings, Liverpool Irish at the various ‘Killing Fields’ of the Marne, Dardanelles, Suvla Bay and Gallipoli.

Includes for Example: The Retreat from Mons/ Battle of the Rivers/ Rally of the Irish Guards to the Green Flag at the Marne/ Contest for the Channel Coast/ Asphyxiating Gas and Liquid Fire/ The Immortal Story/ The 10th Irish Division in Gallipoli/ How the Leinsters Caught a Glimpse of the Narrows/ Fight for the Kislah Dagh/ The Great Push at Loos/ Historical Football Charge of the London Irish, with the German Trenches as Goal/ The Victoria Cross/ Stories of other V.C.‘s including Michael O’Leary etc.

Keywords: 1916 Rebellion, Easter Rising, Gallipoli, World War I, World War One

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[O'Brien, The Life of William O'Brien, The Irish Nationalist. / [O’Brien, William] MacDonagh, Michael. The Life of William O’Brien, The Irish Nationalist. / A Biographical Study of Irish Nationalism – constitutional and revolutionary. First Edition. London, Ernest Benn Ltd., 1928. 16 cm x 23.5 cm. 281 pages with a portrait frontispiece of William O’Brien and eleven more photographs throughout the volume. Hardcover. Beautiful modern half cloth – binding with gilt lettering on spine. An excellent publication in very good condition. With library stamps from the Christian Brothers at Crumlin / Dublin. Only minor signs of foxing. The book has been professionally rebound by a handbookbindery and will be a delight in any historian’s or collector’s library.

Includes for example the following chapters: Youth and its background / The Journalist / The Parnellite Split – A Tregdy of Errors / William O’Brien’s fight for National Unity / The United Irish League / The Abolition of Landlordism / Devolution – “The Katin for Home Rule” / All for Ireland and Ireland for All / Home Rule on the Statute Book / The Easter Rising of 1916 / Downfall of the irish Parliamentary Party / The Irish Free State / etc.

Includes for example the following illustrations: A facsimile of a letter from Stewrat Parnell to William O’Brien relating to the Divorce Proceedings / Includes a striking portrait of Stewart Parnel, taken by his wife shortly before his death /

Keywords: 1916 Rebellion, Easter Rising, Home Rule, Irish History, Stewart Parnell, United Irish League

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Ó Searcaigh, Pádraig Mac Piarais. [Pearse, Patrick / Mac Piarais, Padraig] Ó Searcaigh, Séamus. Pádraig Mac Piarais. First Edition. Baile Átha Cliath, Oifig an tSoláthair, 1938. 8°. X, 263 pages. Original Hardcover with rare original dustjacket. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. From the library of / presented by Irelands first president Douglas Hyde, with nameplate on endpaper. Minor Tears to the rare Dustjacket.

Patrick Henry Pearse was an Irish teacher, barrister, poet, writer, nationalist and political activist who was one of the leaders of the Easter Rising in 1916. Following his execution along with fifteen other leaders, Pearse came to be seen by many as the embodiment of the rebellion. (Wikipedia)

From the library of Douglas Hyde (Irish: Dubhghlas de hÍde; 17 January 1860 – 12 July 1949), known as An Craoibhín Aoibhinn, was an Irish scholar of the Irish language who served as the first President of Ireland from 1938 to 1945. He was a leading figure in the Gaelic revival, and first president of the Gaelic League, one of the most influential cultural organisations in Ireland at the time. (Wikipedia)

Keywords: 1916 Rebellion, Easter Rising, Gaeilge, Gaelic, Gaelic Language

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