Saturday, 07 December 2013 21:09

Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa - Famous Cork Fenian

Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa - Corkman Was A Rebel Fenian Of 19th Century Ireland Fearless and aggressive in his determination to free his native land from foreign rule, Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa became a legendary Irish Fenian leader of the 19th century. He was sentenced to penal servitude for life in 1865, aged thirty four, and he conducted his own trial defence. He took eight hours to deliver an awesome speech and he made resounding charges against British injustice on innocent Irish…
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…
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