New book published as part of Kildare Decade of Commemorations Programme
Mullaney’s Men. The rise and fall of the anti-Treaty forces in North Kildare, Grangewilliam 1922
Mullaney’s Men. The rise and fall of the anti-Treaty forces in North Kildare, Grangewilliam 1922 written by Seamus A Cummins (edited by James Durney) is the latest publication to be produced as part of the Kildare Decade of Commemorations Programme
To mark the centenary of The Battle of Pike’s Bridge in North Kildare, Kildare County Council’s Decade of Commemorations Committee are supporting the publication of a new book on this significant Civil War military engagement, the last major battle to take place in County Kildare.
Mullaney’s Men. The rise and fall of the anti-Treaty forces in North Kildare, Grangewilliam 1922 will be launched in Leixlip Community Library on Thursday the 1st of December at 7.00pm to mark the centenary of the Battle of Pike Bridge/Grangewilliam that took place on 1 December 1922.
Cllr Vanessa Liston, Chair of Celbridge-Leixlip Municipal District, will formally launch the book, while author Seamus Cummins will speak on the years of original research which led to the publication. Complimentary copies of the book will be available to those in attendance at the launch and for a limited time on a first come first served basis to libraries at Leixlip, Celbridge, Maynooth, and Kilcock.
All welcome to attend the launch! Please register your attendance at the launch here: bit.ly/3Xdij6A
The book will be available to download at: https://www.kildare.ie/Library/LocalStudiesGenealogyandArchives/DecadeofCommemorations/CivilWar/
Supported by Kildare County Council’s Decade of Commemorations programme & the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport, and Media under the Decade of Centenaries 2012-2023 initiative.