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Meagher of the sword

Thomas Francis Meagher

Meagher of the sword

speeches of Thomas Francis Meagher in Ireland, 1846-1848 : his narrative of events in Ireland in July 1848, personal reminiscences of Waterford, Galway, and his schooldays

by Thomas Francis Meagher

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Published by M. H. Gill in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ireland -- History -- 1837-1901.,
  • Ireland -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Arthur Griffith ; with a preface, appendices, index and illustrations.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsGriffith, Arthur, 1872-1922 ed.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi p., 1 l., 352 p., [16] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16401574M


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Thomas Meagher, from my mother’s side of our family, spent a lifetime fighting. He battled the British in Ireland, the Confederates in America, and sometimes, the generals he was supposed to be fighting on the same side with. Along the way, this fierce patriot also created the flag of Ireland.

By Robert Doyle He is one of the most iconic figures of the American Civil War and, as the commander of the Union Army’s Irish Brigade, Thomas Francis Meagher (right, from from Arthur Griffith's "Meagher of the Sword," Dublin, ) is probably the most famous of the Irish-born soldiers who fought during that five-year he spent his childhood in County Kildare.

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[Thomas Francis Meagher; Arthur Griffith]. Meagher of the sword: speeches of Thomas Francis Meagher in Ireland, his narrative of events in Ireland in Julypersonal reminiscences of Waterford, Galway, and his schooldays by Meagher, Thomas Francis, ; Griffith, Arthur,editorPages:   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Meagher of the sword by Christian D. Stevens; 1 edition; First published in ; People: Thomas Francis Meagher (). Meagher, known as “Meagher of the Sword” for his fierce oratory on the issue of the right of the Irish nation to fight for its freedom, was first to fly the Irish Tricolor and was the leading.

Meagher was famous for his passionate revolutionary speeches, gaining him the name “Meagher of the Sword”. This volume is a collection of some of Meagher’s speeches as well as his personal recollections of Ireland in JulyWaterford, Galway and his schooldays.

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Read this!"/5. On Abhorring the Sword by Thomas Francis Meagher. Ireland (). Vol. Bryan, William Jennings, ed. The World's Famous Orations.

From Thomas Francis Meagher’s “Sword Speech” (via Timothy Egan’s The Immortal Irishman) by Jeff Alford Ma “Be it for the defence, or be it for the assertion of a nation’s liberty, I look upon the sword as a sacred weapon.

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Clarinet used by Meagher as a boy – he refused to play it in Stonyhurst to mark an anniversary of the Battle of. Wylie argues convincingly that Meagher’s ignominious end should not outweigh his lifetime accomplishments.

Handsomely produced and well illustrated, The Irish General seems destined to endure as the definitive study of the dynamic and highly complex Meagher for some time. Originally published in the August issue of Civil War Times.

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A dynamic table of contents allows you to jump directly to the work selected. Table of Contents: On Abhorring the Sword Speech From the Dock The Sword SpeechAuthor: Thomas Francis Meagher.

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Please choose a different date. I was very impressed as Meagher of the Sword is believed to have been my husband's ancestor.4/5(33). Thomas Francis Meagher's father, Thomas Francis Meagher, Sr., was born in Newfoundland inand an uncle, Henry Meagher, was born there in In his grandfather Thomas Meagher brought his two sons into business with him and sent Thomas Francis Meagher, Sr., to Ireland as his agent in : University of Oklahoma Press.

One of the adventurous and ill-starred rapparees of the seventeenth century was Capt. John Meagher, who was captured and hanged in Father Maher () was a distinguished ecclesiastic; and Thomas Francis Meagher (), known as "Meagher of the Sword", was one of the most prominent of the Young Irelanders.

The flag flew continuously for a week until the authorities removed it. A renowned orator, he became known as “Meagher of the Sword” and a book of his speeches was published in Marchshortly before the Rising.

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Born in County Waterford, Ireland, he put his life on the line to fight, under arms, for Irish independence (he was known as “Meagher of the Sword” for arguing for, and acting upon, his view that violence against the British was necessary).Meagher's fiery speeches earned him the nickname "Meagher of the sword." Inthe potato famine crippled Ireland, and nationalists like Meagher blamed the tragedy on continued food exports to Britain, then the richest nation on earth.