Bridget (Brede) Connolly, Easter Rising Veteran Passed Away 1981

#OnThisDay 1981 Bridget Connolly passed away. Connolly, from Carlow, played a vital role in the 1916 Rising. In the preceding weeks, she stored some of the 900 Howth rifles & dispatched messages for James Connolly. She led 40 women out of the GPO on the Friday.

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