The Life and Career of P.A. McHugh, a North Connacht Politician, 1859-1909

A Footsoldier of the Party

By Ide Ni Liathain

This book looks at the life and career of P.A. McHugh, MP for Leitrim North and Sligo North from 1892 until his death. As a newspaper editor in an increasingly literate society, and as an influential local politician, McHugh played a prominent role. Like other nationalist newspaper editors of the time, He fell foul of the ?coercion? laws, and he served several prison terms for his activities.


64 pages

Publication Date: 8/27/1999
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9780716526773