Cork's Revolutionary Dead

Cork's Revolutionary Dead

by Barry Keane

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781781174951
Publisher: DUFOUR
Publication date: 08/20/2017
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations 4

Acknowledgements 5

Introduction 7

Part 1 Significant Incidents in the War 13

The Irish Revolution and Civil War, 24 April 1916-24 May 1923 15

Cork 1916-1919 20

The Murder of Lord Mayor Tomás MacCurtain and the 'Stolen' Jury 25

The Death of Colonel Smyth 30

The Disappearance of John Coughlan 33

The Funeral of Terence MacSwiney 35

The Kilmichael Ambush 39

The Burning of Cork 51

The Incident at Mallow Station 55

Cascading Death 58

The Clonmult Shootout 62

28 February 1921 65

The Crossbarry Ambush 69

The Destruction of Rosscarbery Police Barracks 76

Tom Barry's Trench Coat 81

Massacre in West Cork 85

Michael Collins: 'The Man Who Couldn't Be Killed' 90

The Door to Madness 99

Part 2 The Dead 103

Possibles 368

Addendum 372

Endnotes 374

Bibliography 424

Index 432

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