Militaria Archive

1922 editions of Poblacht na h-Eireann (Irish Civil War Anti-Treaty IRA newspaper) & Capuchin Irish Independence material

Small selection of several 1922 editions of Poblacht na h-Eireann (Irish Civil War Anti-Treaty IRA newspaper). Also an autographed copy of Tom Barry's 'Guerilla Days in Ireland' the classic account of the famous Cork Flying Column leader during the Irish War of Independence. In addition some Capuchin Annual material. The Capuchin Annual was a high quality publication by a religous order in Ireland from 1930 - 1977. This was a prestigous cultural and artistic annual covering many aspects of Irish life. It also contained much new and indepth information about the Irish Easter Rising of 1916. The 1966 50th Anniversary edition in particular is over 500 pages and the majority of of it is Irish Independence related with first hand accounts and material which is generally unavailable elsewhere.

The Capuchin Annual 1940 - an Irish Cultural publication which contained much republican material. Pádraic Mac Piarais (1879–1916) Mise Éire: Sine mé ná an Chailleach* Bhéarra Mór mo ghlóir: Mé a rug Cú Chulainn cróga. Mór mo náir: Mo chlann féin a dhíol a máthair. Mór mo phian: Bithnaimhde do mo shíorchiapadh. Mór mo bhrón: D'éag an dream inar chuireas dóchas. Mise Éire: Uaigní mé ná an Chailleach* Bhéarra.