The Life and Career of P. A. McHugh, 1859-1909: A Foot-Soldier of the Party
This book looks at the life and career of P.A. McHugh, MP for Leitrim North and Sligo North from 1892 until his death. As a newspaper editor in an increasingly literate society, and as an influential local politician, McHugh played a prominent role. Like other nationalist newspaper editors of the time, He fell foul of the ëcoercioní laws, and he served several prison terms for his activities.
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