The good old IRA


By Gerry Adams (for Leargas)

Last Saturday was the anniversary of the execution by the British of 18 year old Kevin Barry. He was hanged on November 1st 1920. Kevin Barry was one of the ‘Forgotten Ten’ - IRA volunteers who were all executed in Mountjoy prison and buried there by the British Government. He and nine other freedom fighters were afforded a State Funeral a few years ago when their remains were moved from Mountjoy to Glasnevin.

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