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George Lennon: Waterford Rebel

Posted on November 26, 2019 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

Dungarvan’s George Gerard Lennon (1900-1991) of O’Connell Street, Western Terrace (circa 1915) and Mitchell Terrace (1936) had a noteworthy revolutionary career.

Lennon's tenure encompassed some 17 engagements against enemy forces in Waterford, Limerick and Cork: a 14 year old “adjutant” in the…

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Epilogue -- The War Continues: Part 8, Trauma at The Burgery

Posted on January 24, 2016 at 3:00pm 1 Comment

Two months after the ambush at the Burgery, on the 18th of May, the body of Pat Keating was disinterred for burial in Kilrossanty, at the request of his family.

Above: In the front, left to right, are Tommy Boyle, George Lennon, Michael Foley. In the rear are…

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Facing British Reprisals -- Part 7: Trauma at The Burgery

Posted on December 28, 2015 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

Prior to the firing squad death of Hickey, there appear to have been few reprisals for I.R.A. ambushes -- with the notable exception of the Hampshires running amok in Youghal after the November 1920 Piltown Cross engagement. This may very well have been attributable to the general chivalry displayed by Lennon’s…

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The Slain Become Pawns — Part 6: Trauma at the Burgery

Posted on December 16, 2015 at 7:30pm 1 Comment

The authorities took Hickey’s remains to the barracks of the Royal Irish Constabulary, in Dungarvan, where the body of Sean Fitzgerald lay. He was duly conveyed, on Tuesday the 22nd, to the new section of the cemetery at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Dungarvan. No civilians, except…

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George Lennon: Waterford Rebel

Dungarvan’s George Gerard Lennon (1900-1991) of O’Connell Street, Western Terrace (circa 1915) and Mitchell Terrace (1936) had a noteworthy revolutionary career.Lennon's tenure encompassed some 17 engagements against enemy forces in Waterford, Limerick and Cork: a 14 year old “adjutant” in the newly formed Dungarvan Volunteers; as a Fianna he won a national essay contest…See More
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George Lennon: Waterford Rebel

Dungarvan’s George Gerard Lennon (1900-1991) of O’Connell Street, Western Terrace (circa 1915) and Mitchell Terrace (1936) had a noteworthy revolutionary career.Lennon's tenure encompassed some 17 engagements against enemy forces in Waterford, Limerick and Cork: a 14 year old “adjutant” in the newly formed Dungarvan Volunteers; as a Fianna he won a national essay contest…See More
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At 11:27am on August 15, 2014, Bit Devine said…

Céad míle fáilte, a chara! We look forward to learning your Irish story and enjoying your contributions ...when you have a moment,please add a profile photo

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