Casualties of Conflict : Fatalities of the War of Independence and Civil War in Glasnevin Cemetery

Casualties of Conflict : Fatalities of the War of Independence and Civil War in Glasnevin Cemetery

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Conor Dodd

Category: History & Nostalgia

Format: Hardback

Publication date: 4/14/23

Publisher: The Mercier Press Ltd

ISBN 13: 9780198810506

Total Pages: 344 pages, 77 Illustrations, black and white; 77 Illustrations, black and white

Weight: 736

Dimensions: 171 x 244 x 35

This book explores the lives and deaths of over 300 men, women and children buried in Dublin's Glasnevin Cemetery who died due to the War of Independence and Civil War. Detailed research brings their stories together for the first time with first-hand accounts of those who witnessed and participated in these historical conflicts. Through the exploration of seemingly ordinary burial records, extraordinary events are revealed. Unfolded are stories of ambushes, informers, assassinations, spies, executions, raids, mutiny and bombings, together with ordinary members of the public, caught up in extraordinary events.