James Connolly - From Edinburgh To Dublin and 1916 Easter Rising Leader The historic image of James Connolly strapped into a chair for his 1916 execution at Kilmainham Jail in Dublin, is an abiding memory for millions of Irish men and women throughout the world. His limb and fragile body was about to be pierced by powerful gunfire that would end the life of a Famous Son of Ireland. Born in Scotland, all his ancestry was Irish to the core and…