#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 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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