Wednesday, 13 March 2013 17:06

Terence McSwiney - Famous Cork Patriot

Terence McSwiney: Patriotic Lord Mayor Of Cork Died On Hunger Strike The legacy of Terence MacSwiney is duly imbedded in Ireland’s history books. An Irish playwright, author and politician, he was elected as Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Cork during the Irish War of Independence in 1920. With British rule all over Ireland the struggle for freedom had no boundaries and Terence MacSwiney, born at Kilmurray in the Muskerry region of Cork County, had political ambitions to see Ireland a…