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BOOK REVIEW by Felicity Allen
Brian Hughes: 16 Lives: Michael Mallin, The O’Brien Press, Ireland, 2014
RRP: €12.99 (paperback).
Hughes’ book directs attention away from the better known Easter Rising struggle in the Dublin GPO and towards St Stephen’s Green, a park in the centre of Dublin close to major transport hubs. 994 more words
Constance Gore Booth aka Countess Markievicz is listed in this record from the National Archives of the United Kingdom, Kew.
She was an active member of the Irish Citizen Army before and during the Easter Rising of 1916 and afterwards dedicated herself to overthrowing British rule in Ireland… 48 more words