• Freedom and Right Will Conquer Might: Patrick M. Tunney D. C. Poet and Patriotic Writer

Patrick Tunney (1887-1951) was born in Derrykillew, Westport, Co. Mayo. He was a tailor by profession but quickly gained the reputation as Mayo's most prominent poet, songwriter and as a respected columnist of his time. Liam Friel is the grandson of Patrick Tunney. This is the third in a trilogy of books containing Patrick Tunney's published and unpublished work. Freedom and Right will Conquer Might contains a series entitled A Political Catechism, brushes with the law and a prolonged controversy on Ireland's political status. These articles are amongst the most controversial of his writings.


The first book Tis Eirn I Love Best was published in 2016. It includes many of his articles, ballads, poems and songs. In the second book, Gaeldom is Bleeding with Emigration, we see his strong desire to halt emigration and the depopulation of the Gaeltacht areas. Liam has also published a book of his mother's work - The Poetry and Life of Mairead Friel, a daughter of Patrick Tunney. Liam, also an accomplished poet and artist, has published two books of his own work - In the Balance and Taking Cover.





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Freedom and Right Will Conquer Might: Patrick M. Tunney D. C. Poet and Patriotic Writer

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