The Irish Citizen Army

The Irish Citizen Army[PDF / Epub] ☄ The Irish Citizen Army ✓ Ann Matthews – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk The Irish Citizen Army was originally established as a defence corps during the 1913 Lockout but under the leadership of James Connolly its aims became Republican and the IRB fearing Connolly would pr The Irish Citizen Army was originally established as a defence corps during the Lockout but under the leadership of James Connolly its aims became Republican and the IRB fearing Connolly would pre empt their plans for the Easter Rising convinced him to join his force with the Irish Volunteers During the Rising the ICA was active in three garrisons and the book describes for the first time in depth its involvement at St Stephen's Green and The Irish Epub / the Royal College of Surgeons at City Hall and its environs and using the first hand account of journalist JJ O'Leary who observed the scene on Sackville Street now O'Connell Street throughout the week The author uestions the much vaunted myth of the euality of men and women in the ICA and scrutinises the credentials of Larkin and Connolly as champions of both sexes She also asserts that the Proclamation was not read by Patrick Pearse from the GPO but by Tom Clarke from in front of Nelson's Pillar She provides sources to show that the Proclamation was not as has always been believed printed in Liberty Hall and that the final headuarters of the rebels was not at number Moore Street but somewhere between numbers and . One of the pivotal movements of early irish independence explains expertly

The Irish Citizen Army PDF/EPUB ß The Irish  Epub /
  • Paperback
  • 254 pages
  • The Irish Citizen Army
  • Ann Matthews
  • English
  • 13 May 2015
  • 9781781171592