This is the story of James Mullin, born in poverty in Cookstown, Co Tyrone, left school at 11 and became a labourer. He later studied medicine and emigrated to Wales where he set up a medical practice in Cardiff. A Fenian and lifelong Republican and activist who revered Michael Davitt, Mullin includes pen portraits of Davitt, Parnell and Patrick Pearse.

The Story of a Toiler's Life 2000, University College Dublin Press, Dublin, Ireland

ISBN-13: 9781900621403

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