Thomas MacDonagh, Leader of Easter Rising born in Cloughjordan, Tipperary 1878

#OnThisDay 1878 Thomas MacDonagh, poet, scholar, nationalist & one of the signatories of the Proclamation of Independence was born in Cloughjordan, Tipperary. He was stationed in Jacob’s during the Easter Rising. MacDonagh was the third leader to be executed.

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