As requested, here an account of the life of Anne Devlin, assistant to Robert Emmet.
In the church of St. Nicholas of…Continue
Added by Micheal O Doibhilin on October 3, 2014 at 4:30pm — 4 Comments
At the Commemorative mass for Anne Devlin in St. Catherine's Church, Meath Street, Dublin on Sunday 14 September, 2014 I gave the following Eulogy:
"As we celebrate this decade of centenaries, it is easy to forget those who went before, and without whom many of these events would not have happened.
One such person was Anne Devlin, in…Continue
Added by Micheal O Doibhilin on September 25, 2014 at 4:21pm — 3 Comments
On Friday September 20th, 1803, Robert Emmet was hanged and beheaded by Executioner Thomas Galvin in Thomas Street, in front of St. Catherine’s Church, before a crowd of up to 45,000 people.
Each year the Emmet and Devlin Memorial…Continue
Added by Micheal O Doibhilin on September 24, 2014 at 10:40pm — No Comments
Every year, on the Sunday closest to her anniversary, I organise a commemoration of Ireland's greatest women - Anne Devlin. I have been dong this for the last nine years now, and each year the format is the same: Midday mass in St. Catherine's Church on Meath Street in Dublin's…Continue
Added by Micheal O Doibhilin on September 24, 2014 at 10:00pm — 6 Comments
As some of you may know, I publish a series of books on Irish history (eight in the series to date) under the general title of Kilmainham Tales. To accompany these I have set up a website to carry further information and on that site we are currently running a series of articles on…Continue
Added by Micheal O Doibhilin on April 7, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
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