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e eclectic scientist and inventor Prof. John Joly from Co. Offaly who, at fifty-eight, helped to defend Trinity College Dublin throughout the Rising.

Many enlisted to fight for Irish Home Rule or Ulster Unionism, to find adventure or escape from poverty.

None imagined they would find themselves on the streets of Dublin, killing - and being killed by - fellow Irishmen.

Forty-one Irishmen in the British army died in action during the Rising, 106 were wounded.

These men became a forgotten part of their country's history. * Also available: 'Blackpool to the Front: A Cork Suburb and Ireland's Great War 1914-1918' by Mark Cronin and 'When the Clock Struck in 1916: Close-Quarter Combat in the Easter Rising' by Derek Molyneux & Darren Kelly


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432 pages
  • Publisher: The Collins Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9781848892149

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