Easter Rising 1916 Tipperary Patriot Of Cloughjordan Fame   The famous Tipperary born martyr was a man of exceptional intellect and with a great passion for literature. Thomas MacDonagh was always a busy man and seldom spent an idle hour on the wayside. He charmed those in his company with banter and great tales of music, joviality and matters of life. MacDonagh kept friendship and fellowship with noted authors such as W.B. Yeats, James Joyce, James Stephens and colleague in arms,…
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Pádraig Pearse - Famous Dublin Patriot

Pádraig Pearse - One Of Ireland's Most Famous Patriots & Leader Of The 1916 Easter Rising Padraig Pearse was a patriotic soldier who laid down his life for his country and he held academic qualifications as a Teacher, Lawyer and Writer. He attended the Christian Brothers School and the Royal University, Dublin. At sixteen he joined the Gaelic League, primarily to become fluent in the Irish language. He also regularly went to the Connemara Gaeltacht to speak Irish amongst the…
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