Rising Out: Sean Connolly of Longford

Rising Out: Sean Connolly of Longford

by Ernie O'Malley

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781906359973
Publisher: University College Dublin Press
Publication date: 12/20/2015
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 4.70(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Series Introduction Fearghal McGarry vii

Abbreviations xvi

Introduction Cormac K. H. O'Malley 1

Rising Out

1 Longford 15

2 Longford, 1916-18 26

3 Longford and National Developments, 1918-20 47

4 Longford, 1920: Drumlish, Mostrim, Ballinamuck, Top 57

5 Longford, September 1920: Ballymahon and Arvagh Barracks 70

6 North Roscommon, October 1920: Castlenode 82

7 North Roscommon, November-December 1920: Elphin and Ballinalee Barracks 94

8 Dublin Castle, December 1920 105

9 Roscommon, October 1920-February 1921: Peace Efforts, Strokestown, Elphin 113

10 Leitrim, January-April 1921: Flying Column, Sheemore, Selton Hill 130

Appendices

I IRA Command Structures in Leitrim, Longford and Roscommon, January-March 1921 171

II Biographical Notes on Significant Local Participants 176

III Connolly family Tree 184

Notes 185

Index 192

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