Songs of Myself (1910)
Book ID: 63666
Songs of Myself. Dublin: Figgis, 1910. First Edition. Pp 52. Original cloth boards, title in gilt to upper cover, covers lightly faded, neat ownership name & offsetting to front free endpaper, contents in good condition.
Thomas Macdonough was an accomplished writer of poetry and plays, born in Cloughjordan 1878. He taught in Kilkenny before moving to St. Enda’s (founded by Patrick Pearse) in Dublin. His first three books were self-published.
Macdonough helped to organised the Howth Gun-Running, was Chief Marshal at the funeral of O’Donovan Rossa, joined the I.R.B., & became a signatory of the Proclamation of 1916. He commanded at Jacob’s Factory during The Rising, and was executed on 3rd May, 1916.