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Author O' Suilleabhain, Adhamhnan, author

Title Domhnall ua Buchalla : rebellious nationalist, reluctant governor / Adhamhnán Ó Súilleabháin
Published Sallins, Kildare : Merrion, 2015
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Contents Cover; Front Matter; Title Page; Contents; List of Plates; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; Notes on Names; Introduction; Chapter 1; 'Heathen Language'; Chapter 2; A Deep Well of Hatred; Chapter 3; A Family Rift; Chapter 4; First Impressions; Chapter 5; 'Since It's Yourself, £30 Will Do'; Chapter 6; The Aud Debacle; Chapter 7; An Axe SPiralled, A Soldier Dead; Chapter 8; A University of Revolution; Chapter 9; Death Strikes Twice; Chapter 10; Maynooth Sanctuary; Chapter 11; A Reluctant Chairman; Chapter 12; No time for Trousers; Chapter 13; An Insult to People's Intelligence; Chapter 14
On The RunChapter 15; Contrasting Views; Chapter 16; Republicans Living in a Hostile Land; Chapter 17; A Country to Know, to Love and to Serve; Chapter 18; Life in the Park Ends; Chapter 19; Seadna Emigrates; Chapter 20; Dublin Castle Falls to the Gael; Endnotes; Bibliography; Index; Plate Section
Summary This is the overdue biography of Domhnall Ua Buachalla - a cultural nationalist, Gaelic Leaguer, and friend of Padraig Pearse - who became an Irish Volunteer leader in North Kildare, arming the men of Maynooth and leading them on foot to the General Post Office on Easter Monday, 1916, where they took their orders from James Connolly and Patrick Pearse. Following internment in Frongoch jail for eight months, Ua Buachalla returned to a resounding success in the 1918 General Election and gained a seat in the First Dail for North Kildare, which he held until 1932. Following his involvement in the
Bibliography Includes bibliographica lreferences and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 8, 2015)
Subject Politicians -- Ireland -- 20th century -- Biography.
Revolutionaries -- Ireland -- 20th century -- Biography.
Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1949-
Genre/Form Biography.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1785370081 (electronic bk)
9781785370083 (electronic bk)