Fr Aloysius Roche passed away 1957

#OnThisDay 1957 Fr Aloysius Roche passed away. Fr. Roche had helped carry the surrender order to various Volunteer positions after the Easter Rising. He also gave the Last Rites to Pearse, MacDonagh, Clarke & accompanied Connolly from hospital to Kilmainham. He stood behind the firing party at Connolly’s execution.

 

Fr Aloysius Roche.

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