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The Enigma of Arthur Griffith: the quiet man of Ireland’s independence movement

Biography: Colum Kenny has produced an intelligent and wide-ranging biography of a character that still divides opinion

26th January, 2020
Arthur Griffith (left) in conversation with the Irish Treaty Delegation’s legal adviser Eamon Duggan in October 1921, ten months before his death Picture: Getty

The Enigma of Arthur Griffith: ‘Father of Us All’

By Colum Kenny

Merrion Press, €19.95

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