Helen Litton

Helen Litton is the author of six illustrated history books, and of two volumes in The O’Brien Press Sixteen Lives series, Edward Daly and Thomas Clarke. She is the editor of Revolutionary Woman, the autobiography of Kathleen Clarke. Helen is married, with two children and two grandchildren, and lives in Dublin.


  • Irish Rebellions

    Irish Rebellions

    1798-1921

    By Helen Litton

    Using eyewitness accounts, speeches and illustrative material, Helen Litton describes these most important Irish rebellions, from the United Irishmen of 1798 to the IRA of the War of Independence.

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    192
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  • Kathleen Clarke

    Kathleen Clarke

    Revolutionary Woman

    Written by Kathleen Clarke and Helen Litton

    A compelling and genuine first hand account of an activist during the most exciting and turbulent period of Irish history – the only first person account of 1916 ever published.

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    368
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  • Thomas Clarke

    Thomas Clarke

    16Lives

    By Helen Litton

    A fascinating examination of the life of Thomas Clarke, a member of the Fenians and was a key leader of the Irish Republican Brotherhood in 1916.

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    272
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  • Edward Daly

    Edward Daly

    16Lives

    Written by Helen Litton, Series edited by Lorcan Collins (Editor)

    Edward Daly is one of the legendary revolutionaries who participated in the 1916 Easter Rising. Less has been known about Daly until now; in this intimate and fascinating account, Helen Litton traces Edward 'Ned' Daly's life from childhood to commander within the Volunteers.

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    240
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