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Joe Cahill : a Life in the IRA.

Author: Brendan Anderson; Joe Cahill
Publisher: Dublin : The O'Brien Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'I was born in a united Ireland, ' says Joe Cahill, 'I want to die in a united Ireland.' Here Cahill gives his full and frank story -- of a life spent in prison, on hunger strike, on the run, in safe houses, in action, and latterly in the corridors of power of Washington as the Good Friday Agreement was being negotiated. He tells of narrowly avoiding execution in 1942; his visit to Colonel Gaddafi to smuggle arms;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Joe Cahill; Joe Cahill
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brendan Anderson; Joe Cahill
ISBN: 9781847174284 1847174280
OCLC Number: 815384592
Description: 1 online resource (556 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Reviews --
Title Page --
DEDICATION --
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS --
Table of Contents --
FOREWORD --
PROLOGUE --
CHAPTER ONE : Birth of a Rebel --
CHAPTER TWO : The 'Prod Squad' --
CHAPTER THREE : In the Shadow of the Gallows --
CHAPTER FOUR : The Prison Years --
CHAPTER FIVE : Reporting Back --
CHAPTER SIX : The Informer and the '56 Campaign --
CHAPTER SEVEN : Out of the Ashes --
CHAPTER EIGHT : Father Brown's Mission --
CHAPTER NINE : Operation Demetrius --
CHAPTER TEN : 'A Terrible Anger' --
CHAPTER ELEVEN : The Claudia Affair --
CHAPTER TWELVE : Missing the Flight. CHAPTER THIRTEEN : From Pistols to Politics --
CHAPTER FOURTEEN : Peace? --
Epilogue --
Dessie Mackin on Joe Cahill --
Martin McGuinness on Joe Cahill --
Afterword --
BIBLIOGRAPHY --
List of Sources --
A, B, C --
Index --
D, E, F --
G, H, I --
J, K, L --
M, N, O --
P, Q, R --
S, T, U --
V, W, X --
Plates --
About the Author --
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'I was born in a united Ireland, I want to die in a united Ireland.' Born in Belfast in 1920, Joe Cahill has been an IRA man motivated by this ambition all his life. Here Cahill gives his full and  Read more...

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'Fascinating profile of a unique rebel' -- The Fermanagh Herald 'Tremendously valuable for the insights it provides into the thinking of perhaps the most respected living republican' -- An Phoblacht Read more...

 
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