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Timothy Patrick Coogan is an Irish historian, broadcaster, newspaper columnist and was appointed editor of the Irish Press newspaper in 1968. A historian is a person who studies history. ... The Irish Press was an Irish newspaper published by Irish Press plc between 1931 and 1995. ...


Coogan, son of an IRA Volunteer of the (1919-1922) period, is a former student of Blackrock College in Dublin, and has written controversial but popular books such as The IRA, Ireland Since the Rising, On the Blanket, Michael Collins and Eamon de Valera. This article needs copyediting (checking for proper English spelling, grammar, usage, etc. ... Blackrock College (Irish: Coláiste na Carraige Duibhe) is a Catholic, voluntary, fee-paying secondary school for boys, located in Blackrock, County Dublin, Ireland. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 53. ... The West Cork Flying Column during the War of Independence. ... Easter Proclamation, read by Pádraig Pearse outside the GPO at the start of the Easter Rising, 1916. ... -1... Michael John Collins (Irish name Mícheál Eoin Ó Coileáin; 16 October 1890 – 22 August 1922) was an Irish revolutionary leader, served as Minister for Finance in the Irish Republic, as Director of Intelligence for the IRA, as a member of the Irish delegation during the Anglo-Irish Treaty... Eamon de Valera (born Edward George de Valera, sometimes Gaelicised Éamon de Bhailéara; October 14, 1882 – August 29, 1975), was an Irish politician, best known as a leader of Irelands struggle for independence from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in the early 20th century, and...


His first book was Ireland Since The Rising which was published in 1966. His most recent publication is 1916: The Easter Rising which was published in 2001 by The Phoenix. The Phoenix is an Irish news and satire magazine, inspired by the British magazine Private Eye. ...


His biography of Éamon de Valera proved the most controversial, taking issue with the former Irish president's reputation and achievements, in favor of those of Collins, whom he regards as indispensable to the creation of the new State. Eamon de Valera[1] (born Edward George de Valera, Irish name Éamonn de Bhailéara (October 14, 1882 – August 29, 1975), was an Irish politician, best known as a leader of Irelands struggle for independence from Britain in the early 20th Century, and the Republican anti-Treaty opposition in... The President of Ireland (Irish: Uachtarán na hÉireann) is the head of state of the Republic of Ireland. ...


His books are written from a nationalist perspective. Coogan blames the Troubles in Northern Ireland on Paisleyism. Irish nationalism refers to political movements that desire greater autonomy or the independence of Ireland from Great Britain. ... The Troubles is a term used to describe two periods of violence in Ireland during the twentieth century. ... Dieu et mon droit (motto) (French for God and my right)2 Northern Irelands location within the UK Languages English (De facto) 3, Irish, Ulster Scots 4 Capital and largest city Belfast First Minister Office suspended Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Peter Hain MP Area  - Total Ranked 4th... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Publications

  • Ireland in the Twentieth Century, 2006. ISBN 140396842X
  • 1916: The Easter Rising, 2001. ISBN 0006531555
  • The Troubles: Ireland's Ordeal 1969-1996 and the Search for Peace, 1996. ISBN 009946571X
  • Michael Collins: A Biography, 1991. ISBN 0099685809

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Tim Pat Coogan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (234 words)
Timothy Patrick Coogan is an Irish historian, broadcaster, newspaper columnist and was appointed editor of the Irish Press newspaper in 1968.
Coogan, son of an IRA Volunteer of the (1919-1922) period, is a former student of Blackrock College in Dublin, and has written controversial but popular books such as The IRA, Ireland Since the Rising, On the Blanket, Michael Collins and Eamon de Valera.
Coogan blames the Troubles in Northern Ireland on Paisleyism.
Talk:Tim Pat Coogan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (650 words)
Coogan at all, and that this was the cause for such vandalism to occur.
There *are* critics of TPC out there though none come to mind at the moment.
Several of them (written about several of Coogan's books) say things to the effect of "Coogan tends to overromanticize, but the pictures are great".
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