Thursday 23 March 2017

Fergus Black: Micheal tells his weary soldiers renewal is their destiny

Fergus Black

A WHO'S who list of who was. They gathered as though they were turning up for a nostalgic school reunion, familiar faces that only a few short weeks ago were Cabinet ministers, members of a ruling party.

The depleted ranks of the Soldiers of Destiny assembled yesterday at the last resting place of 14 of the executed 1916 leaders.

They came to remember the ultimate sacrifice made 95 years ago of those who were executed in Kilmainham and later buried at Arbour Hill cemetery in Stoneybatter, Dublin.

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