Helen Litton

Helen Litton

Helen Litton is the author of six illustrated history books, and of two volumes in The O’Brien Press Sixteen Lives series, Edward Daly and Thomas Clarke. She is the editor of Revolutionary Woman, the autobiography of Kathleen Clarke. Helen is married, with two children and two grandchildren, and lives in Dublin.

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Irish Rebellions

1798-1921

Using eyewitness accounts, speeches and illustrative material, Helen Litton describes these most important Irish rebellions, from the United Irishmen of 1798 to the IRA of the War of Independence.

Kathleen Clarke

Revolutionary Woman

A compelling and genuine first hand account of an activist during the most exciting and turbulent period of Irish history – the only first person account of 1916 ever published.

Edward Daly

16Lives

Written by Helen Litton, Series edited by Lorcan Collins (Editor)

Edward Daly is one of the legendary revolutionaries who participated in the 1916 Easter Rising. Less has been known about Daly until now; in this intimate and fascinating account, Helen Litton traces Edward 'Ned' Daly's life from childhood to commander within the Volunteers.

Thomas Clarke

16Lives

A fascinating examination of the life of Thomas Clarke, a member of the Fenians and was a key leader of the Irish Republican Brotherhood in 1916.