#OTD in 1916 – Irish Patriot, Thomas Kent, is executed at Cork Detention Barracks.

Born into a prominent nationalist family from Castlelyons, Co Cork in 1865, Kent stayed at home after the Eoin MacNeill’s countermand. After the insurrection went ahead, on 22 April 1916, the Kent home was raided by the Royal Irish Constabulary who began rounding up nationalists around the country, who were met with resistance from Thomas […]

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#OTD in 1916 – Irish Patriot, Thomas Kent, is shot and at Cork Detention Barracks.

Born into a prominent nationalist family from Castlelyons, Co Cork in 1865, Kent stayed at home after the Eoin MacNeill’s countermand. After the insurrection went ahead, on 22 April 1916, the Kent home was raided by the Royal Irish Constabulary who began rounding up nationalists around the country, who were met with resistance from Thomas […]

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1916 – Irish Patriot, Thomas Kent, is executed at Cork Detention Barracks.

Born into a prominent nationalist family from Castlelyons, Co Cork in 1865, Kent stayed at home after the Eoin MacNeill’s countermand. After the insurrection went ahead, on 22 April 1916, the Kent home was raided by the Royal Irish Constabulary who began rounding up nationalists around the country, who were met with resistance from Thomas […]

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1916 – Irish Patriot, Thomas Kent, is executed at Cork Detention Barracks.

Born into a prominent nationalist family from Castlelyons, Co Cork in 1865, Kent stayed at home after the countermand instead of rising. After the insurrection went ahead, the Kent home was raided by British Crown forces on 22 April 1916, who were were met with resistance from Thomas and his brothers Richard, David and William. […]

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1916 – Irish Patriot, Thomas Kent, is executed at Cork Detention Barracks.

Born into a prominent nationalist family from Castlelyons, Co Cork in 1865, Kent stayed at home after the countermand instead of rising. After the insurrection went ahead, the Kent home was raided by British Crown forces on 22 April 1916, who were were met with resistance from Thomas and his brothers Richard, David and William. […]

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