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Terence MacSwiney : the Hunger Strike That Rocked an Empire.

Author: Dave Hannigan
Publisher: Dublin : The O'Brien Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the end of his court-martial on August 16th, 1920, Terence MacSwiney, the Lord Mayor of Cork, greeted his sentence of two years in jail by declaring: 'I have decided the term of my imprisonment ... I shall be free, alive or dead, within a month.' Four days earlier, British troops had stormed the City Hall in Cork and arrested MacSwiney on charges of possessing an RIC cipher and documents likely to cause  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Terence J MacSwiney; Terence J MacSwiney; Terence J MacSwiney
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Hannigan
ISBN: 9781847174376 184717437X
OCLC Number: 823378817
Description: 1 online resource (356 pages)

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Using newly-released archive material, Dave Hannigan has pieced together a gripping, dramatic, and poignant account of one man's courageous stand against the might of an empire.  Read more...

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