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Easter 1916: Phoenix Park to St Margaret's

Easter 1916: Phoenix Park to St Margaret's

Ray Bateson, Mary Scales

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This book tells the story of local events and personalities from Strawberry Beds, Castleknock, Blanchardstown, Clonsilla, Mulhuddart, Finglas, St Margaret's and Oldtown during Easter Week 1916.

This book tells the story of local events and personalities from Strawberry Beds, Castleknock, Blanchardstown, Clonsilla, Mulhuddart, Finglas, St Margaret's and Oldtown during Easter Week 1916.

Stories include: A train derailed; Tyrellstown House taken over for a week; a soldier from Mulhuddart shot dead; the attack on the Magazine Fort; attacks on RIC Barracks; a man and a soldier shot dead in the Phoenix Park; eight Volunteers buried in Mulhuddart Cemetary; the Clonsilla grave of a widow of an executed leader yards from the grave of the man who prosecuted him; the Battle of Ashbourne; and plagues, graves and monuments commemorating the events and the participants

These stories are taken from the witness statements and pension records of the Volunteers and from contemporary newspapers and other sources.

Additional Information

Author Ray Bateson, Mary Scales
Publisher Kilmainham Tales
Publication date 20 May 2016
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9781908056245

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