Tag Archive: Hugo McGuinness

Jan 31

1916 Rising Centenary – First local events for East Wall , North Strand and North Wall

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The first local events to mark the centenary of the 1916 Rising are taking place on Friday 5th  & Saturday 6th February. Held in conjunction with the Gallery of Photography (Ireland ) there will be a great opportunity to have your photos , memorabilia and documents scanned and become part of the national heritage . …

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Sep 06

Kathleen Lynn: the rebel doctor and the North Docks – A history and appreciation

Kathleen Lynn painting by Tara Kearns (aged 18 , North Wall)

“A very busy evening…not home until very late.”     On Thursday evening, the 8th June 1916, word spread among dockside workers that a very special republican prisoner was about to be deported. As the prisoner arrived on the quays a great cheer went up from the gathering crowd. The prisoner in question was Doctor Kathleen …

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