Centenary of Thomas Davis and Young Ireland (1945)
Book ID: 65271
Pictorial Record : Centenary of Thomas Davis and Young Ireland 1845-1945. Dublin: Government Publication, (1945). Oblong 8vo, printed card covers, with photographic illustrations. A nice bright copy.
A record of the events and personalities involved in the commemorative activities.
The 16th September 1945 marked the centenary of the death of Thomas Davis who with Charles Gavan Duffy and John Blake Dillon founded ‘The Nation’ newspaper, an organ of the Young Ireland Literary Movement. One hundred years later, people throughout Ireland took part in a week long commemoration.