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Eoin ODuffy: A Self-Made Hero Fearghal McGarry

Eoin ODuffy: A Self-Made Hero

Fearghal McGarry

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ISBN : 9780199276554
Hardback
422 pages
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Eoin ODuffy was one of the most controversial figures of modern Irish history. A leader of the Irish revolution, and protege of Michael Collins, he commanded the Irish police and defense forces, before emerging as Irelands leading fascistMoreEoin ODuffy was one of the most controversial figures of modern Irish history. A leader of the Irish revolution, and protege of Michael Collins, he commanded the Irish police and defense forces, before emerging as Irelands leading fascist politician in the 1930s. A crusading moralist, obsessed with the need to counter public immorality, and a closet homosexual and alcoholic, ODuffys remarkable life was characterised by self-aggrandisement, fantasy, and contradiction.