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James Connolly

June 5, 1868 James Connolly was born in Scotland.  He founded the Irish Citizen Army and was asked by Patrick Pearse to assist in the 1916 Rising.  In a statement to his daughter on the eve of his execution he expressed his belief that Britain did not ever have a right to Ireland and thanked […]

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Senior members of Sinn Fein have met with descendants of Easter Rising combatants in preparation for the commemorations next year.  They plan to launch the party’s plan and will seek to involve the Irish diaspora.

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