A child's view of "the bad times"
by Mary K. Smith
|Main Creator:||Smith, Mary K.|
A Child's View contains: 1. The Raid. An account of a raid by Black and Tans on 53 Leinster Road, Rathmines, Dublin, where Liam Mellowes was hiding; 2. The Wounded Man; 3. The Meeting. concerning a meeting between Eamon De Valera, Alice Stopford Green and Oliver St John Gogarty; 4. More Meetings. meetings at the author's house of Army Council of Irish Republican Army; 5. Interlude in West Cork. On life in Kilbrittain, Co. Cork; 6. Uncle Robert's Story. An account of an escape by Michael Collins; 7. Another Dev [De Valera] Story; 8. Lusitania. Concerning the experiences of the author's aunt and uncle, Ruth and Bartle Wordsworth, on the Lusitania
Also contains: The Coronet describing how the author wore the Earl of Bandon's coronet, which had been taken by a member of West Cork Irish Republican Army; and The Parcel being an account of a Mr. [?] Donovan, a mutineer from the Royal Irish Constabulary at Listowel and who was sheltered by the author's family in Dublin.
Physical description: 3 typescripts
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