Republican Politician Harry Boland born 1887

#OnThisDay 1887 Harry Boland was born in Phibsboro, Dublin. He was a republican politician who was in the GPO during the Easter Rising & an envoy to America during the War of Independence. Boland was fatally wounded during the Civil War in a Dublin hotel but wouldn’t name his killers to his sister as he did not wish for any further retribution or loss of Irish life.

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