Saturday, 07 December 2013 22:25

Roger Casement - Famous Dublin Patriot

Roger Casement - Dubliner Who Gave His Life For Irish Freedom An unlikely Irish patriot with a staunch Protestant tradition on his father’s side, Roger David Casement was orphaned at age thirteen when his father died and his mother also died when he was just nine. Raised by his father’s Ulster relatives, Roger left school at sixteen and headed out for Liverpool, England, to take on a clerical job. Born in 1864 at Sandycove, Dublin, he took up a career…