'The Men will Talk to Me - Galway Interviews' is a rare and precious source of primary information pertaining to the Irish War of Independence and the subsequent and tragic Irish Civil War. In this title, the publisher, Mercier Press have published a fantastic book. During the 1940s and 1950s, the author, Ernie O'Malley travelled around Ireland, interviewing participants in both wars. He was in a unique postion to gain access to these men, as he himself was a commanding officer in the Second Southern Division. This gave him the trust of his interviewees and as a result, his interviews provided a rare unbridled view of what occured during both wars.
The Men will Talk to Me - Galway Interviews, will be followed up a similar title, The Men will Talk to Me - Mayo Interviews, which will be available from April 2014, and is available to pre order on this site.
The Men will Talk to Me - Galway Interviews by Ernie O'Malley
- Product Code: Ernie O'Malley, Edited by Cormac O'Malley
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