Padraig Pearse & James Connolly 1916 Portrait Print
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Tribute print showing Padraig Pearse and James Connolly.
Destiny brought these two men together for a common cause.
To free Ireland from the foreign yoke!
Padraig Pearse and his brother Willie were born in 27 Great Brunswick Street,
Dublin (Now Pearse Street). They were both executed by a British firing squad
because for their roles in the Easter Rising of 1916.
"I do not grudge them: Lord, I do not grudge
My two strong sons that I have seen go out
To break their strength and die".
'The Mother’ By Pádraig Pearse
James Connolly was an Irish republican and socialist leader. He was born in Scotland, to Irish immigrant parents He left school for working life at the age of 11 and was a workers champion all his life.
As he was severely wounded, His executioners strapped him to a chair
to face a British firing squad in Kilmainham Gaol.
The shots rang out in the silent Dublin air... Every soul in the troubled city trembled.
A terrible deed was done. At the base of the print it shows the Pearse and Connollys names in Irish and the year they were born and executed. Faithful Reproduction of Antique Print.
Dimensions: 16 X 12 Inches Approx.
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