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Seán MacBrideA Republican Life 1904–1946$
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Caoimhe Nic Dhiábhéid

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781846316586

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846316722

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‘Fighting the Tans at Fourteen’:1 1916–1918

‘Fighting the Tans at Fourteen’:1 1916–1918

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(p.17) 2 ‘Fighting the Tans at Fourteen’:1 1916–1918
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Seán MacBride
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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846316722.003

This chapter examines the major changes in the life of Seán MacBride during the period from 1916 to 1918. It explains that during this period MacBride's family moved to Dublin, Ireland and describes the sense of displacement and the psychological impact he endured. His father was executed for his participation in the Easter Rising and his mother was imprisoned in Holloway Prison. This chapter also discusses MacBride's decision to join the Irish Volunteers at the age of 15 and his participation in the Irish War of Independence.

Keywords:   Seán MacBride, Dublin, Ireland, execution, Easter Rising, imprisonment, Holloway Prison, Irish Volunteers, Irish War of Independence

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