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Eamon Mac Thomais book relaunched for Rising Anniversary

22 March, 2005

The renowned book by author and historian Eamon Mac Thomais Down Dublin Streets, which deals with the events of the 1916 Easter Rising, is to be re-launched this week as part of a series of events marking 89th anniversary of the Rising.

The popular book, first published in 1965 in the period leading up to the 50th anniversary of the Rising, will be relaunched at a reception attended by author‚s son, historian Shane Mac Thomais, Sinn Fein TD Aengus O Snodaigh and Dublin City Councillor Christy Burke who was a friend and contemporary of Eamon Mac Thomais with whom he spent time in jail as a republican prisoner in the 1970s.

The book launch takes place at 8pm on Wednesday, 23 March McDowell‚s public house in Inchicore, Dublin.

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