The Battle of Clonmult: The IRA's Worst Defeat

The Battle of Clonmult: The IRA's Worst Defeat

by Tom O'Neill

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Exhaustive research by the author of newly available primary source material has unearthed new facts surrounding the battle. The new information allows this edition to more accurately document and analyse the Battle of Clonmult. The book makes an enormous contribution to our understanding of the events surrounding this battle and of the manner in which both sides conducted their military operations during the War of Independence. New insight revealed by the author’s research into the details of military operations by both sides is applicable not just to East Cork, but nationally. The information and analysis provided is timely as it increases our awareness of a period in our history which we are currently preparing to recognise and commemorate over the next few years.

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ISBN-13: 9780750992213
Publisher: The History Press
Publication date: 12/01/2019
Edition description: Second Edition,New edition
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Tom O'Neill served 32 years in management with the Irish Prison Service and 34 years in the Army Reserve, retiring with the rank of Commandant. While in the military he completed courses in the military college, which enabled him to analyze the battle from a military perspective. He has prepared and presented lectures of a military nature to historical societies and I has many contacts in the area.

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