The story of Tomás Mac Curtáin by Fionnuala Mac Curtain

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Published by Mercier Press in Cork .

Written in English

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  • Revolutionaries,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography,
  • History

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementFionnuala Mac Curtain
SeriesIrish heroes for children
LC ClassificationsDA965.M24 M34 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. ;
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25081909M
ISBN 109781856357166
LC Control Number2011500283

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The killing caused widespread public outrage. A central figure in the Cork Volunteers, this book tells the story of Tomás Mac Curtáin for the younger reader. Fionnuala Mac Curtain is the granddaughter of Tomás Mac Curtáin. She lives in Cork and has also written 'Remember It's for Ireland', a memoir of the life and death of her grandfather, for : Fionnuala Mac Curtain.

The Story of Tomás Mac Curtáin (Irish Heros for Children) and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn moreAuthor: Fionnuala Mac Curtain. Tomás Mac Curtáin, the first republican Lord Mayor of Cork, was one of the heroes in the fight for Gunned down in his own home in front of his wife and young children at the age of just thirty-six, history remembers him as a soldier of courage.

A central figure in the Cork Volunteers, this book tells the story of Tomás Mac Curtáin for the younger reader. Fionnuala Mac Curtain is the granddaughter of Tomás Mac Curtáin. She lives in Cork and has also written 'Remember It's for Ireland', a memoir of the life and death of her grandfather, for adults.

He was one of the heroes of the fight for Irish freedom. His story is told in a simple yet gripping way that would appeal to young people. The author, Mac Curtáin’s granddaughter, begins the story with Tomás’s parents and his childhood and moves on to his meeting with Elizabeth, the girl he falls in love with.

Tomás Mac Curtáin, a dedicated family man, took an active role in the War of Independence. Originally from Ballyknockane in County Cork, his love of the Irish language and culture led him to become involved with the Gaelic League, the Irish Republican Brotherhood and the Irish Volunteers.

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