Monday 17 June 2019

Listen to Stories from 1916: Harry Boland's sister Kathleen and her work with Michael Collins

Kathleen Boland was Harry Boland's sister, and an active republican. Her fascinating story is told here by her daughter Eileen.

Kathleen Boland participated in the republican movement working for Michael Collins storing and transporting weapons and messages around Dublin. 

Incredibly, she also came to be in the possession of the Russian Crown Jewels for a number of years.

Hear more of the Stories from 1916 podcast on SoundCloud and at

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