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The Irish-American Society expresses our deepest sympathy and condolences to the family of Herb Kelleher
Herb Kelleher was the 1989 Irish Person of the Year. He was a member of the Irish-American Society.
Monthly Archives: April 2016
With British troops numbering 20,000 and the rebel men and women at 1,500, after six days there was no option but to surrender. At 12.45pm, Elizabeth O’Farrell, one of three women in the GPO during the Rising walks towards British … Continue reading
Through General Sir John Grenfell Maxwel’s orders, more than a dozen innocent civilians were slaughtered at the hands of British troops in the North King Street Massacre. The top Home Office official Sir Edward Troup, told the prime minister, Herbert … Continue reading
On the fourth day of the Easter Rising, the remaining rebels are under constant attack with fierce street fighting. Large parts of Sackville Street (O’Connell Street) are up in flames. James Connolly is severely wounded while involved in an action … Continue reading
Formerly a member of the Citizen Army, Francis Sheehy-Skeffington left the group when it became a military faction. Although he was sympathetic to the Easter Rising, Sheehy-Skeffington did not directly support the rebels. On the 25th April 1916 Sheehy-Skeffington travelled … Continue reading