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Éamon de Valera

Éamon de Valera is the most remarkable man in the history of modern Ireland. On the eve of the centenary of the Irish Revolution, one of Ireland’s most eminent historians explains why Éamon de Valera was such a divisive figure that he has never – until now – received the recognition he deserves.

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