Peadar Kearney, author of the Irish national anthem ‘Amhrán na bhFiann’ passed away 1942

#OnThisDay Peadar Kearney, the author of the Irish national anthem, Amhrán na bhFiann (The Soldier’s Song) passed away. Kearney was an Irish volunteer who took part in the Howth gun running & served under Thomas MacDonagh at Jacobs in 1916. #Ireland #History

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