Sinn Fein Founder, Arthur Griffith born 1871

#OnThisDay 1871 Arthur Griffith was born in Dublin City. A printer & editor by trade, Griffith founded Sinn Féin & was arrested after the 1916 Rising even though he was not involved. Griffith led the Treaty negotiations & became the President of Dáil Éireann. #Ireland #History

Arthur Griffith

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