Victory and Woe: The West Limerick Brigade in the War of Independence

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University College Dublin Press, Jan 1, 2002 - History - 168 pages
An account of life at the grassroots during the Irish War of Independence and the Civil War by the Officer Commanding, 2nd Battalion, West Limerick Brigade of the Irish Volunteers. Mossie Harnett (1893-1977), who fought on the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War, describes his early life on a farm in Tournafulla in the southwest corner of Limerick, his enrolment in the Irish Volunteers in 1915, and his involvement in the conflict until his release from a Free State prison in 1923.

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The Making of a Revolutionary 1894i914
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A Terrible Beauty is Born 1915i918
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A Nation Once Again 1919
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