books.ie

Skip to Main Content »

Currency
£ $
 
Shopping Cart (0 item)
My Cart

You have no items in your shopping cart.

You're currently on:

16 Lives: Joseph Plunkett

16 Lives: Joseph Plunkett

Honor Ó Brolcháin

Availability: In stock

-
+
Gift wrap available

Regular Price: $15.52

Special Price $14.33

Joseph Plunkett is part of the 16 Lives series which looks at the events, lives and deeds that ultimately lead to the deaths of some of the most important figures in Irish history.
Joseph Plunkett, who was born into a wealthy Dublin family in 1887, was a recognised poet, editor of The Irish Review and co-founder of the Irish Theatre. He was also one of the leaders of the 1916 Rising, the designer of the military plan and the youngest signatory of the Proclamation; he joined the IRB, negotiated arms from the German Government and travelled to New York to brief Irish America on the plans for the Rising. By Easter 1916 he was already dying of TB when, aged twenty-eight, he married Grace Gifford in Kilmainham Gaol, just hours before he was executed on 4 May 1916. Drawing on family archives and Plunkett's personal writings and letters, this is a fascinating, intimate account.

Additional Information

Author Honor Ó Brolcháin
Publisher The O'Brien Press
Publication date 2 Sep 2012
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9781847172693

Product Tags

Use spaces to separate tags. Use single quotes (') for phrases.

You may also be interested in the following product(s)

Contact Us

Email: contactus@books.ie

Phone: +353 (45) 880806

Facebook  Twitter  Pintrest  Google +

Also check out our BLOG

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more here.
X