MnáMondays: Emily O’Keefe

Emily O’Keefe (Josie’s sister) also joined Cumann na mBan & fought at Marrowbone Lane during the Rising. The O’Keefe’s house in Dublin 8 was used as an arms dump during the WoI & Civil War. Emily helped carry weapons on the IRA plan to destroy all bridges to Dublin.

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