Cathal Brugha: ‘An Indomitable Spirit’

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By any measure, Cathal Brugha’s life was extraordinary: A celebrated survivor of the 1916 Rising, despite multiple gunshot wounds; a crucial figure in the post-Rising reorganisation of the Volunteers and Sinn Féin; speaker at the first sitting of Dáil Éireann and president pro tempore; minister for defence in the underground government during the War of...