Tomás MacCurtain

Life
1884-1920; nationalist and Mayor of Cork, murdered by the Black & Tans, 1920. DIB

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Criticism
Fionnula MacCurtain, Remember It's for Ireland: A Portrait of Tomás MacCurtain (Cork: Mercier Pres 2006), 224pp.

See also Robert Ramsay, Ringside Seats: An Insider’s View of the Crisis in Northern Ireland (Dublin: IAP 2009) - which recounts the pogrom burnings in Lisburn in retaliation for the assassination of Inspector Swanzy in that town, being considered one of those responsible for the death of MacCurtain by the IRA.

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