#OTD in 1916 – Sean Healy, one of the youngest martyrs of the Easter Rebellion, was shot and fatally wounded.

Fuair siad bás ar son Saoirse na hÉireann! Sean Healy, 15 years old, was a member of the Fianna Eireann North Frederick Street Sluagh. He joined in 1913. When the Fianna was restructured in 1915, his branch became No. 6 Company in the Fianna Battalion. Sean Heuston, who was also vice-Commandant of the whole Dublin […]

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#OTD in 1916 – Sean Healy, one of the youngest martyrs of the Easter Rebellion, was shot and fatally wounded.

Fuair siad bás ar son Saoirse na hÉireann! Sean Healy, 15 years old, was a member of the Fianna Eireann North Frederick Street Sluagh. He joined in 1913. When the Fianna was restructured in 1915, his branch became No. 6 Company in the Fianna Battalion. Sean Heuston, who was also vice-Commandant of the whole Dublin […]

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#OTD in 1901 – Birth of socialist politician, Roddy Connolly (James Connolly’s son), in Dublin.

Roddy Connolly served as Aide de Camp to his father James Connolly and Pádraig Pearse in the General Post Office during the Easter Rising. He was only fifteen years old at the time. Fearing for his son’s safety James Connolly made Roddy leave the GPO on Wednesday. ‘I remember my father was extremely upset. He […]

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#OTD in 1916 – Sean Healy, one of the youngest martyrs of the Easter Rising, was shot and fatally wounded.

Fuair siad bás ar son Saoirse na hÉireann! Sean Healy, 15 years old, was a member of the Fianna Eireann North Frederick Street Sluagh. He joined in 1913. When the Fianna was restructured in 1915, his branch became No. 6 Company in the Fianna Battalion. Sean Heuston, who was also vice-Commandant of the whole Dublin […]

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#OTD in 1901 – Birth of socialist politician, Roddy Connolly, (James Connolly’s son) in Dublin.

Roddy Connolly served as Aide de Camp to his father James Connolly and Pádraig Pearse in the General Post Office during the Easter Rising. He was only fifteen years old at the time. Fearing for his son’s safety James Connolly made Roddy leave the GPO on Wednesday. ‘I remember my father was extremely upset. He […]

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Sean Healy of Na Fianna Éireann

Fuair siad bás ar son Saoirse na hÉireann! Sean Healy, 15 years old, was a member of the Fianna Eireann North Frederick Street Sluagh. He joined in 1913. When the Fianna was restructured in 1915, his branch became No. 6 Company in the Fianna Battalion. Sean Heuston, who was also vice-Commandant of the whole Dublin […]

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