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Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa: Irish nationalist & champion of the cause of Poland

Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa: Irish nationalist & champion of the cause of Poland

July 28, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa (1831-1915), a leader of the Irish independence movement, the Fenians, was inspired by the Polish rebellion of 1863. His funeral in Dublin in August 1915 was a symbolic moment that brought together people who went on to take part in the Irish rebellion of 1916. In advance of the official commemoration of […]