The War of Independence in Galway 1920-1921

A Publication featuring a chapter on John Geoghegan

The War of Independence in Galway 1920-1921 Publication by Brendan McGowan Galway City Museum

Researched and written by Brendan McGowan, Education Officer at Galway City Museum, the highly-illustrated, bilingual, 222-page book features a foreword by Prof. Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh, and includes tables of those who died in Galway during the War of Independence and of Galway people who died in other parts of the country during the conflict. It was produced by the Museum, as part of Galway City Council’s Decade of Centenaries Programme 2021, with funding from the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.

Pages 125 to 137 cover the life, political activities and death of Uggool born John Geoghegan.

The book is a limited edition and is not for general sale, but will be available in hardcopy format from local branch libraries across Co. Galway. However, courtesy of Galway City Council and Galway City Museum, you can download your own PDF copy free of charge

This page was added on 12/05/2022.

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