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2 May 2017 Edition

The Forgotten Fenian from Leixlip

2 May 2017

THE 100th anniversary of the death of 'Forgotten Fenian' William Francis Roantree occurs in February 2018. The Tom Kealy Sinn Féin Cumann in Celbridge-Leixlip, north Kildare, has been busy on the streets with a leafleting campaign in this 150th anniversary year of the Fenian Rising in building public awareness of this historic connection in advance of a major commemorative event to be held in Leixlip with members of his family coming from Australia to take part. Free article

Partition and the South Longford by-election

2 May 2017

The South Longford by-election of May 1917 is principally remembered as one in which a republican prisoner was elected on the slogan “Put him in to get him out” but equally important in achieving a republican victory at the polls was the renewed threat by the British Government to partition Ireland. Free article

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