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Title:
Great Irish heroes
Author:
Conlon, Danny.
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Publication Information:
London : John Blake, 2003.
Physical Description:
233 pages : portraits ; 20 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Brendan Bracken -- Michael Collins -- Ned Kelly -- Inhabitants of Great Blasket Island -- John Barry -- Daniel Joseph Keogh -- William Brown -- Tom Barry -- John Boyle O'Reilly -- Thomas Sweeny -- Eliza Alicia Lynch -- The Royal Dublin Fusiliers -- John 'Dagger' Hughes -- The Irish soldiers who died in Spain -- Robert Blair Milne -- Chaim Herzog -- Edward 'Mick' Mannock -- John McCormack -- Jim Corbett -- John Holland -- Bernado O'Higgins -- Hugh O'Flaherty -- Edmond J Landers -- Billy the Kid -- Teddy Roosevelt -- Grainne Ni Mhaille.
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ISBN:
9781844540129
Format :
Book

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Summary

From Billy the Kid to President Roosevelt, this is a collection of true stories of Irish men and women who have changed the course of history. The book features the tales of men and women who have made the name of Ireland great and whose heroism has reverberated throughout the world.


Table of Contents

1. Brendan Brackenp. 1
2. Michael Collinsp. 11
3. Ned Kellyp. 23
4. The Inhabitants of Great Blasket Islandp. 35
5. John Barryp. 47
6. Daniel Joseph Keoghp. 57
7. William Brownp. 65
8. Tom Barryp. 75
9. John Boyle O'Reillyp. 83
10. Thomas Sweenyp. 93
11. Eliza Alicia Lynchp. 101
12. The Royal Dublin Fusiliersp. 109
13. John 'Dagger' Hughesp. 117
14. The Irish Soldiers who Died in Spainp. 127
15. Robert Blair Maynep. 137
16. Chaim Herzogp. 147
17. Edward 'Mick' Mannockp. 157
18. John McCormackp. 165
19. Jim Corbettp. 173
20. John Hollandp. 183
21. Bernado O'Higginsp. 193
22. Hugh O'Flahertyp. 199
23. Edmond J Landersp. 207
24. Billy the Kidp. 217
25. Teddy Rooseveltp. 223
26. Grainne Ni Mhaillep. 227