3rd anniversary of the passing of Dr. T. K Whitaker (1916-2017)

 

Thursday 9 January marks the 3rd anniversary of the passing of Dr. T. K  Whitaker (1916-2017)

Voted Ireland's 'Man of the 20th Century' by ordinary Irish citizens for his work as a public servant over the space of many decades his life was devoted to the service of the people and the country.

Widely regarded as the 'Architect of Modern Ireland' Whitaker provided the blueprint for Ireland's economic regeneration in the late 1950s and 60s and continued to play a hugely influential role in the economic, social and cultural evolution of the
modern Irish state and in the search for peace in Northern Ireland until his death in 2017.

 

TK Whitaker Portrait of a Patriot

 '.....a testament to the importance of the real meaning of republicanism and 'the common good'. Irish Times
 
'Packed with fascinating detail...absorbing'. Irish Independent
 
'Well written and well researched...crammed with insights'. Sunday Business Post.
 
(Now available in paperback).

T.K. Whitaker: Portrait of a Patriot

In 2002, an eighty-five-year-old former civil servant was voted 'Irishman of the Century'.

RANJI MAHARAJAH OF CONNEMARA

Indian Prince KS Ranjitsinhji was the most famous cricket-player of his generation

GRACE O’MALLEY

Fearless leader by land and by sea, political pragmatist and tactician, rebel, pirate and matriarch, the ’most notorious woman in all the coasts of Ireland’ GRACE O’MALLEY challenges and manipulates the turbulent politics of the 16th century

Grace O'Malley: The Biography of Ireland's Pirate Queen, 1530-1603 is the sole published biographical account of Grace O’Malley, sourced from original manuscript material, both in public and in private domain. For the latter, the author, Anne Chambers, had sole and exclusive access. Much of this material was located and decyphered in its original form (i.e.16th century manuscripts) by the author and is exclusive to her book. Furthermore, the presentation, opinions and analyses in the book are exclusive to the author. The author reserves all her rights in this book. No part of her book may be reproduced or utilised in any form or media, written or oral, or by means digital, electronic or mechanical, including photographic, film, video recording, photocopying, or by any information storage and retrieval system. Permission from the author and publisher must first be obtained to reproduce any part of or quotations from the book. Any transgression in this regard will be addressed. For more information, comments or enquiries please contact: Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Copyright © 2020.

 

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