2016 Festival

The other Connolly of 1916: Seán Connolly

Published: August 14, 2019 by source

Seán Connolly was in command of the City Hall garrison on Easter Monday 1916. Hear the story of this Dublin Corporation employee, Irish Citizen Army captain and the first rebel to die in the Rising.

Donal Fallon is a historian with a particular interest in the history of Dublin. He is one of the founders and contributors to the “Come Here To Me” blog and has published widely on Irish history.

Recorded at Drumcondra Library on 29 September 2016.