#OTD in 1916 – The first victim of the Easter Rising, Margaret Keogh, was shot and killed by British soldiers while rushing to attend to patients and the wounded at the South Dublin Union (now the site of St James’s Hospital).

The first victim of the Easter Rising was a nurse rushing to attend to patients and the wounded. Margaret Keogh (Kehoe), from Leighlinbridge, Co Carlow. Margaret was working as a nurse in the South Dublin Union (now the site of St James’s Hospital). Six republican riflemen, who had been firing from a top floor on […]

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#OTD in 1916 – The first victim of the Easter Rising, Margaret Keogh, was shot and killed by British soldiers while rushing to attend to patients.

The first victim of the Easter Rising was a nurse rushing to attend to patients and the wounded. Margaret Keogh (Kehoe), from Leighlinbridge, Co Carlow. Margaret was working as a nurse in the South Dublin Union (now the site of St James’s Hospital). Six republican riflemen, who had been firing from a top floor on […]

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1916 – The first victim of the Easter Rising, Margaret Keogh, is shot and killed by British soldiers while rushing to attend to patients.

The first victim of the Easter Rising was a nurse rushing to attend to patients and the wounded. Margaret Keogh (Kehoe), from Leighlinbridge, Co Carlow was ‘airbrushed’ out of history. Margaret was working as a nurse in the South Dublin Union (now the site of St James’s Hospital). Six republican riflemen, who had been firing […]

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Nurse Margaret Keogh – The First Victim #1916EasterRising

The first victim of the Easter Rising was a nurse rushing to attend to patients and the wounded. Margaret Keogh (Kehoe), from Leighlinbridge, Co Carlow was ‘airbrushed’ out of history. Margaret was working as a nurse in the South Dublin Union (now the site of St James’s Hospital). Six republican riflemen, who had been firing […]

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