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RICHARD COLEMAN, FAMILY, NEIGHBOURS AND COMRADES with Cathal Boland
29 September, 2018 @ 10:00 am
HISTORY AT THE CASTLE: Ireland 100 years ago. A series of talks at Swords Castle
2018 is the centenary of the death of Richard Coleman. A native of Swords, he was an Irish Volunteer and captain of the Swords Company. This talk will look at his role in the 1916 Rising and beyond, including his death in prison in North Wales and his large funeral to Glasnevin Cemetery where he is buried beside his fellow Fingal officer Thomas Ashe.
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