O’DONOVAN ROSSA, Jeremiah. Diarmuid Ó Donnabháin Rosa. 1831 – 1915. Souvenir of Public Funeral to Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin, August 1st, 1915. [GRAVESIDE ORATION DELIVERED BY P. H. PEARSE]


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Second edition with complete account, fully illustrated. Dublin: Published by O’Donovan Rossa Funeral Committee, 1915. First edition. Quarto. pp. 40. Original printed stitched wrappers. A very good copy.
The committee was made up of those brave Irishmen and women who fought and in most cases died for their country. It is a virtual Who’s Who for the founding fathers of the Irish Republic: Arthur Griffith; Eamonn Ceannt; Sean T. O’Kelly; James Connolly; Major John McBride; Joseph Plunkett; Eoin MacNeill; The O’Rahilly; Eamon De Valera; Eamonn Daly; Thomas J. Clarke; Sean McDermott; Countess Markievicz; Con Colbert; Thomas MacDonagh; J.J. O’Kelly (Sceilg); Brian O’Higgins, etc.
Includes photographs of Rossa, his wife and daughter. Contents: A Character Study. By P.H. Pearse; Oidhche i Bhfochair Rosa. By Seán ua Ceallaigh; Influence of Fenianism. By Arthur Griffith; Rossa - Arch Rebel. By O’Leary Curtis; The Irish Volunteer in 1915. By Thomas MacDonagh; Rossa in the Dock. By Northman; The Political “Felon. By W.J. Ryan; Na Fianna Eireann. By Seán McGarry; Why the Citizen Army Honours Rossa. By James Connolly. Also includes Poems by Thomas MacDonagh, Brian O’Higgins, Seamus O’Sullivan and others.

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