Recollections of O’Donovan Rosa, pre Famine West Cork Beggars, Cripples, Fair at Newmill, Faction Fights, ‘The Nation’, Whiteboys, ‘Keepers’ minding Corn before Seizure by Landlord During Famine.

This is a fascinating account of his early years very readable. is political views at this remove seen simplistic.

https://durrushistory.com/2014/12/16/souvenir-of-funeral-of-odonovan-rossa-1831-1915-pieces-by-arthur-griffith-curtis-oleary-jmaes-connolly-mcdonagh-among-others/

http://archive.org/stream/rossasrecollecti00odon/rossasrecollecti00odon_djvu.txt