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Ernest O'Malley (1897 - 1957):
Writer and revolutionary


Ernie O'Malley was born in County Mayo and as a medical student joined the Irish Volunteers in 1917. With the rank of captain he was sent as an organiser to north-west Ulster. He fought in both the Anglo-Irish War and the civil war (on the Republican side) and was wounded on several occasions and was told by a doctor that he would never be able to walk again. He recovered in Spain and travelled in Europe and America, where he collected funds for the establishment of the Irish Press. He was elected a Member of the Irish Academy of Letters and published On Another Man's Wound which was republished as Army Without Banners. He also published The Singing Flame and Raids and Rallies. He died in Howth.

Born: 26 May 1897
Died: 25 March 1957
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