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Emmet Dalton – Somme Soldier, Irish General, Film Pioneer by Sean Boyne is published by Merrion Press (2014).

Ginchy on the Somme, 9th September 1916. Captain Murphy blew his whistle and the Royal Dublin Fusiliers sallied over the top. 18-year-old friend Emmet Dalton charged over alongside his friend Tom Kettle, one of the brightest intellects of his generation. By the close of day, Murphy, Kettle and 65 other ‘Dubs’ were dead, but Dalton […]
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