Joseph Plunkett Executed Kilmainham Gaol 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.

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1 thought on “Joseph Plunkett Executed Kilmainham Gaol 1916”

  1. I learned a family connection to Grace a few years ago when I first heard the song ❤ It's so nice reading about history I never knew about.

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