This is Sandycove, County Dublin, Ireland, where I spend a lot of time when I am in Ireland. The round building on the right is one of the Martello Towers used for defense during the Napoleonic Wars. 138 more words
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1916 – Roger Casement, Irish patriot, is hanged by the English in Pentonville Prison, London. He was the last to be executed as a result of the Easter Rebellion.
Fuair siad bás ar son Saoirse na hÉireann.
“Self government is our right, a thing born to us at birth. A thing no more to be doled out to us by another people than the right to life itself; than the right to feel the sun or smell the flowers or to love our kind.” –Sir Roger Casement… 313 more words
This photo was probably taken in the 1950’s and looks toward the shoreline of Dalkey from Dalkey Island. The largest and tallest building about a third of the way from the left is Loreto Abbey, which is now a school for girls. 33 more words