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Seán MacBride: A Republican Life 1904–1946

Caoimhe Nic Dhiábhéid


This book examines the republican career of one of Ireland's more controversial political figures, Seán MacBride (1904–88), focusing on his subversive activities prior to his reinvention as a constitutional politician. MacBride, a Nobel and Lenin prize-winning humanitarian, was a youthful participant in the Irish Revolution of 1916–23. He was an active member of the Dublin Brigade of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) during the War of Independence, and found himself on the losing side of the 1922–23 Civil War. Rising through the ranks of the depleted and demoralised post-revolutionary republican ... More

Keywords: Seán MacBride, humanitarian, Irish Revolution, Dublin Brigade, Civil War, republican movement, Irish Republican Army, Fianna Fáil, politics, militarism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9781846316586
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846316722


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Caoimhe Nic Dhiábhéid, author