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SANDYCOVE - County Dublin, Ireland - 1940's

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


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

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VIEW FROM DALKEY ISLAND - Dalkey, County Dublin, Ireland

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


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