The Life and Career of P. A. McHugh, 1859-1909: A Foot-Soldier of the Party

The Life and Career of P. A. McHugh, 1859-1909: A Foot-Soldier of the Party

by Ide Ni Liathain

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Overview

This book looks at the life and career of P.A. McHugh, MP for Leitrim North and Sligo North from 1892 until his death. As a newspaper editor in an increasingly literate society, and as an influential local politician, McHugh played a prominent role. Like other nationalist newspaper editors of the time, He fell foul of the ���«coercion���­ laws, and he served several prison terms for his activities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780716526773
Publisher: Irish Academic Press
Publication date: 08/27/1999
Series: Maynooth Studies in Irish Local History Series , #23
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements6
Introduction7
1The Making of a Local Politician9
2Towards a Wider Stage25
3Trials, Opportunities and Challenges41
Conclusion58
Notes59

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