Pádraig (Páidín) O’Keeffe (b. 1881) and Richard Mulcahy (b. 1886), Part 2
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Pádraig (Páidín) O’Keeffe (b. 1881) and Richard Mulcahy (b. 1886), Part 2


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Track 1: Contains a description, by Páidín O’Keeffe, of the respect felt by Irish country Volunteers for Michael Collins. Richard Mulcahy recalls his position as Chief of Staff of the Irish Volunteers at the time of the Truce, and his sacking by Cathal Brugha, on two occasions. He also recalls a comment by Michael Collins relating to the aftermath of the Truce. Track 2: Páidín O’Keeffe discusses some individuals in political life in the period following the First Dáil, and their activities. Track 3: Páidín O’Keeffe discusses his own membership of the First Dáil and his General Secretaryship of Sinn Féin from 1917-1922. He also describes his instructions to Jack Sheehan to travel on a fundraising trip to Scotland at this time, which proved to be very successful.

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The 1916 Rising Oral History Collections


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48 hours

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O’Keeffe, Pádraig (Páidín) and Mulcahy, Richard (recording courtesy of Patrick O’Byrne)

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Richard Mulcahy