This is the first comprehensive single volume history of County Kildare during the Irish Revolution of 1912-23. A noted garrison county, the concentration of British military personnel in Kildare was the highest in Ireland, and the Curragh was the most extensive military camp in the country. Basd on rigorous research of British and Irish archives, this study charts the fortunes of home rule in Kildare during with the county was at the centre of the significant Curragh incident in 1914. It explains the slow development of the Irish Volunteers and the position of the local unionist community vis-à-vis home rule.
Author Seamus Cullen Published by Four Courts Press ISBN 9781846828379 EAN 9781846828379 Bic Code Cover Paperback
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