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21 September 2006 Edition

Remembering the Past

21 September 2006

Born in 1885 in the small village of Lispole, near An Daingean, County Kerry, Thomas Ashe was educated locally. He continued in his studies until he qualified as a teacher in the De La Salle Teacher Training College in Waterford City. As a teacher, Ashe took up the position of Principal at Corduff National School in Lusk, County Dublin. He was a member of the Irish Volunteers and the Gaelic League. Through his links with these organisations, Ashe was recruited into the Irish Republican Brotherhood. Free article

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