Containing exclusive images of all of the official portraits of the Chiefs of Staff of the Irish Defence Forces, this book is a rare addition to any library. Each portrait, from Michael Collins to Lieutenant General Dermot Earley, is accompanied by a biography of the Chief, and a biography of the painter. This book also contains:

  • a foreword by Mary McAleese
  • An introduction to the history of the portrait collection by Col Tom Hodon
  • An essay on the Chiefs of Staff, by the head of the Centre for Irish Art at the National Gallery

An essay on the role of the Chief by Prof Eunan O'Halpin, Centre for Contemporary Irish History, Trinity College

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ISBN/EAN 9781845887551
Author Ed. By Colonel Tom Hodson
Publisher History Press
Publication date 1 Nov 2012
Format Paperback with flaps
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Chiefs of Staff

Ed. By Colonel Tom Hodson

This fantastic book contains exclusive images and a biography on all the Chiefs of Staff for the Irish Defence Forces.

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