Rebellion and Revolution in Dublin: Voices from a Suburb, Rathfarnham, 1913-23
This collection of essays explores connections between the Irish revolution and the people and places of the Dublin suburb of Rathfarnham. The book began as a project to mark the centenary of the Whitechurch Library, which opened on Taylor’s Lane on St. Patrick’s Day, 1911. The ensuing years of war, rebellion and revolution saw the active involvement of many residents of the Rathfarnham area and individuals linked to the library.
Contributors to the book included: Damien Burke, Gareth Coghlan, Brian Crowley, Clara Cullen, Mary E. Daly, Marnie Hay, Daire Keogh, Michael Laffan, Felix M. Larkin, Martin Mansergh, Michael McDowell, Conor McNamara, Éimear O’Connor and Robert Schmuhl.