Military Writings

'No Surrender Here!' The Civil War Papers of Ernie O'Malley 1922-1924 by Cormac K.H. O'Malley & Anne DolanNo Surrender Here

This collection documents one man's attitude to war and his difficult acceptance of peace, his experience of capture, imprisonment, hunger strike and finally release. In these letters, however, ‘No Surrender Here!' also captures the voices of both the leadership and the rank and file: the detached and often inappropriate orders from above, and the confusion of men who, in some cases without boots on their feet, know that theirs is a hopeless cause. Letters to friends and family also reveal the more personal costs of war.

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Prisoners: The Civil War Letters of Ernie O'Malley by Ernie O'Malley, Richard English, Cormac K. H. O'Malley

 On Another Man's Wound: A Personal History of Ireland's War of Independence by Ernie O'MalleyFront Cover

The Singing Flame by Ernie O'Malley

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The Singing Flame covers the period 1922-1924, and has been called a "work of great historical importance" -- Irish Independent. 

Ernie O'Malley: An IRA Intellectual By Richard EnglishPreview this book

This thematic biography draws heavily on previously unseen archival material, and will be essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the complexities of modern Irish politics and the history of the IRA.