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Orders for this book are currently on hold as Mícheál’s family take time to deal with their loss. An update will be posted soon. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Author: Ray Bateson
 ISBN: 978-1-908056-16-24-5. 44 pp + cover. A5. Cover colour, text black and white. €10 + P&P

This book tells the story of local events and personalities from Strawberry Beds, Castleknock, Blanchardstown, Clonsilla, Mulhuddart, Finglas, St. Margaret's and Oldtown during Eaqster Week 1916.

A train derailed; Tyrellstown taken over for a week; a soldier from Mulhuddart shot dead; the attack on the Magazine Fort; attacks on RIC barracks; a man and a soldier shot dead in the Phoenix Park; eight volunteers buried in Mulhuddart Cemetery; in Clonsilla, the grave of 

the widow of an executed leader yards from the grave of the man who prosecuted him; the Battle of Ashbourne; and plaques, graves, and monuments commemorating the events and participants.

The stories in this book are taken from the Witness Statements and Pension Records of the Volunteers, and contemporary newspapers and other sources.

This is an essential book for anyone interested in the revolutionary activities and personnel in 1916.

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