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Books

All In The Blood


ALL IN THE BLOOD
A memoir of the Plunkett Family, the 1916 Rising and the War of Independence
By Geraldine Plunkett Dillon
Edited by Honor O Brolchain
A&A Farmar 2006
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Preface from ALL IN THE BLOOD

My grandmother, Geraldine Plunkett Dillon, who was born in 1891 and died in 1986, lived with us from the time I was very small and, long after she died, a conversation with my mother in 1997 made me realise that a huge story, part of which I had always known because I had grown up with it, was being lost…

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Joseph Plunkett

Cover of JOSEPH PLUNKETT 2012
JOSEPH PLUNKETT
A biography of the youngest signatory of the 1916 Proclamation of Independence
One of the series 16 Lives
O’Brien Press 2012
www.obrien.ie

JOSEPH PLUNKETT (1887 – 1816)
A short biography

Joseph Mary Plunkett was born in No. 26 Upper Fitzwilliam St. on November 21st, 1887. His grandfathers were builders and developers in South Dublin in the late 19th century creating comsiderable wealth. This wealth was united in the marriage of Joe’s parents, Josephine Mary Cranny and George Noble, Count Plunkett who was a Papal Count, and Joe was the second of their seven children…

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