Joseph Plunkett and Grace Gifford married hours before his execution 1916

#OnThisDay 1916 Joseph Plunkett was executed in Kilmainham Gaol. Just hours before his death, Plunkett was married to republican artist Grace Gifford. They were allowed 10 minutes in a cell together with a soldier counting down. They mostly sat in silence.

Gifford and Plunkett

Joseph Plunkett and Grace Gifford married hours before his execution 1916

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