Sean Heuston (häftad)
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
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O'Brien Press Ltd
Collins, Lorcan (series ed.)
32 Halftones, black and white
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Sean Heuston (häftad)

Sean Heuston


Häftad Engelska, 2013-03-18
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Sean Heuston was an Irish rebel and member of Fianna Eireann who took part in the Easter Rising of 1916. With The Volunteers, he held the Mendicity Institute on the River Liffey for over two days. He was executed by firing squad on May 8 in Kilmainham Jail. This book, part of the '16 lives' series, is a fascinating and moving account of his life leading up to and during these events. It follows his life, from his birth in Dublin, to his time as a railway clerk in Limerick. Finally it outlines his move back to Dublin, his joining The Volunteers, the Easter Rising, his imprisonment and execution. This book is a fascinating and moving insight into a man who sacrificed his life for his country.
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John Gibney has a PhD in History from Trinity College, Dublin. He is the author of Ireland and the Popish Plot (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008) and of a number of articles on various aspects of Irish history for BBC Northern Ireland, Eire-Ireland, Field Day Review, Irish Historical Studies. He is a regular contributor to History Ireland magazine. His radio documentary on Dublin street gangs in the 1930s, The Animal Gangs, recently aired on RTE 1's 'Documentary on One' series.