1879 – Birth in Tralee, Co Kerry of Austin Stack, anti-Treaty nationalist.

Austin Stack, 1916 rebel and Anti-Treaty nationalist is born in Co. Kerry. Under the influence of his father, Stack joined the local Young Ireland Society and the local branch of the Irish National Foresters, and was a keen student of Irish history. Appalled at the Cinderella status of Gaelic football and hurling, he co-founded the […]

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