Photo of the day – Arbour Hill

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Photo by Redmum, taken 12 October 2014

The military cemetery at Arbour Hill prison is the burial place of 14 of the executed leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising. Among those buried there are Patrick Pearse, James Connolly and Major John MacBride. The leaders were executed in Kilmainham Gaol and their bodies were transported to Arbour Hill for burial.

  • Michael Henry

    Executed Irish Catholic Protestant and dissinter buried at Arbour Hill- it’s the Brit way-

  • Reader

    “Catholic, Protestant and Dissenter”
    Which one is which? (Hint: Dissenter=Presbyterian in this context)