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The Story of the Irish Citizen Army

by Sean O"Casey

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Published by University Press of the Pacific .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history,
  • Ireland,
  • Europe - Ireland,
  • History,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11686488M
    ISBN 101410208206
    ISBN 109781410208200
    OCLC/WorldCa228097302

    In this important account of Irish labour history, O'Casey describes the the formation of the Irish Citizen Army during the Dublin strike in , and the developments leading up to the Easter Rising. Himself a leading figure in the movement, O'Casey later became a celebrated playwright, and he both acted and wrote for Dublin's Abbey Theatre. The Citizen Army Songs of struggle: The story of the Dublin Lockout Wed, , From The Irish Times Book of the Year to Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales, you'll find.

    Irish Republican Socialist. The Irish Citizen Army was a Marxist-influenced socialist republican organisation that emerged out of the social conditions and related labour struggles of early twentieth-century Dublin. This book examines the largely under-appreciated military and political significance of the Citizen Army. Strikers urged to join new Citizen Army | The Century Ireland project is an online historical newspaper that tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago.

    Stoneybatter and Smithfield Peoples History Project presents The Story of the Irish Citizen Army. The talk was delivered by Dr. Brian Hanley in the Cobblestone pub in Smithfield to mark the th anniversary of the founding of the ICA. The History of the Irish Citizen Army. In the story of the revolutionary period in Ireland in the years , the Irish Citizen Army (ICA) plays a modest but important role. The contribution of the ICA has remained underexposed for a long time in historiography.


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This short account of the Irish Citizen Army ICA contains a lot of very important information that help establish why in particular the civil war would break out. And O'Casey does a lot with a few pages to make the ICA feel like an organisation made of real working men, with personalities/5.

First Edition. THE STORY OF THE IRISH CITIZEN ARMY, Maunsel,first edition, some light wear to the base of the spine, else a vg+ copy. Published under the authors Gaelic name, P. Cathasaigh and his first book.

O'Casey was General Secretary of the Irish Citizen Army in Seller Inventory #. The Irish Citizen Army was originally established as a defense corps during the Lockout, but under the leadership of James Connolly its aims became more Republican and the IRB, fearing Connolly would pre-empt their plans for the Easter Rising, convinced him to join his force with the Irish Volunteers/5(4).

The book contains character portraits of Larkin, Connolly and the Countess Markiewicz; and facts bearing on the relations between the Citizen Army and the Volunteers emerge here for the first dramatic account of the Irish Citizen Army also has its special importance in literary history as the first published work by Sean O'Casey.

1. That the first and last principle of the Irish Citizen Army is the avowal that the ownership of Ireland,moral and material, is vested of right in the people of Ireland.

That the Irish Citizen Army shall stand for the absolute unity of Irish nationhood, and shall support the rights and liberties of all nations. Buy Story of the Irish Citizen Army, The by O'Casey, Sean (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. Book Review: The ‘Labour Hercules’: The Irish Citizen Army and Irish Republicanism,by Jeffrey Leddin () By Jeffrey Leddin Published by Merrion Press () Reviewer: Daniel Murray “If you or anybody else expect that I’m going to waste.

The Irish Citizen Army (Irish: Arm Cathartha na hÉireann), or ICA, was a small paramilitary group of trained trade union volunteers from the Irish Transport and General Workers' Union (ITGWU) established in Dublin for the defence of workers' demonstrations from the Dublin Metropolitan was formed by James Larkin, James Connolly and Jack White on 23 November The Irish Citizen Army was founded in Ireland and the great flu epidemic of John Dorney takes a look at the great killer in Ireland innot political violence or the Great War, but the.

The Story of the Irish Citizen Army. First edition. O'Casey was General Secretary of the Irish Citizen Army for a few months inresigning when the ICA voted to allow its members to also have membership in the Irish Volunteers. The Irish Citizen Army was a Marxist-influenced socialist republican organisation that emerged out of the social conditions and related labour struggles of early twentieth-century Dublin.

This book examines the largely under-appreciated military and political significance of the Citizen Army. As an army both for and of the working class, it was a unique historical phenomenon.

Richard Michael Fox (–December ), better known as R. Fox, was a journalist and historian of the Irish left. Fox was born in Leeds inthe second of four sons to a schoolteacher mother and engineering workman father.

His parents were active in the Co-operative Movement, and as a young man Fox joined the Socialist Party of Great Britain and the Industrial Workers of the World.

The Irish Citizen Army was originally established as a defence corps during the Lockout, but under the leadership of James Connolly its aims became more Republican and the IRB, fearing Connoll.

The book contains character portraits of Larkin, Connolly and the Countess Markiewicz; and facts bearing on the relations between the Citizen Army and the Volunteers emerge here for the first time. This dramatic account of the Irish Citizen Army also has its special importance in literary history as the first published work by Sean O'Casey Cited by: 9.

The History of the Irish Citizen Army. By RM Fox. Republican Publications. THIS TIMELY REPRINT by Sinn Féin of a volume first published 70 years ago is regarded as being the definitive history of the Irish Citizen Army.

The book was originally written inwhen most of the former membership were still alive. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Find The Story Of the Irish Citizen Army by O'Casey, Sean at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.

COVID Update. J Biblio is open and shipping orders. The Irish Citizen Army (ICA) was born out of the struggle between the workers and the employers during the Lockout of A defence force had been mooted many times before the ICA was actually formed, and police brutality during previous strikes in Dublin, Cork and Wexford had convinced some of the necessity for such a force.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: O'Casey, Sean, Story of the Irish citizen army. New York: Oriole Editions, [?] (OCoLC) The Irish Citizen Army. The Irish Citizen Army (ICA) was formed during the Dublin labour dispute in Its purpose was to enable the locked-out men to defend themselves in clashes with the.

Irish Citizen Army soldiers on the roof of Liberty Hall, Dublin, during the Easter Rising, Photograph: Robert Hunt/Windmill Books/UIG via Getty Images. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now.

No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available Under the Starry Plough: Recollections of the Irish Citizen Army Frank Robbins Snippet view - ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of ed.

issued by O'Casey under the Gaelic form of his name: P. O'Cathasaigh.The Irish Citizen Army Published in Book Reviews, Issue 6 (November/December ), Reviews, Volume ANN MATTHEWS Mercier Press? ISBN It may be a strange twist of historiography that the Irish Citizen Army has not attracted as much scholarly attention as the Irish Volunteers, the UVF or the ITGWU.