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James Connolly: A Biographical Essay by Tony Nicoletti

Plums of soot from chimney stacks paint the sky slate grey, as quite cobblestone roads glisten in the twilight of dawn. The clanking and clanging of iron rims on a wooden handcart shatter the silence, a slim figure of a … Continue reading

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Rebel Charlo’s Hidden History: Michael Cullen

Interview with Breda Cullen Transcribed by Tony Nicoletti On Sunday the 21st March, 1920, having left his sweetheart home to her house on Charlemont Street, Michael Cullen was making his way home travelling up by Gordon Place lane and out … Continue reading

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REBEL CHARLO: MAP

A map of Charlemont Street with some points of interest regarding the history surrounding the area.

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REBEL CHARLO: Civilians Killed 1916-1920

A chairde, we’re looking for some help with this one. As some of you may well know we’re planning a plaque unveiling for James Connolly here in Charlemont Street. We’re also planning another plaque unveiling for the civilians killed around … Continue reading

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REBEL CHARLO: What’s in Store

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Dr.Kathleen Lynn, and Madeline fFrench-Mullen

On international women’s day, Rebel Charlo remembers Dr.Kathleen Lynn, and Madeline fFrench-Mullen. It was Dr.Kathleen Lynn, a member of the Irish Citizen Army, and chief medical officer during the 1916 revolution, and her colleague, Madeleine fFrench-Mullen, a member of Cumann … Continue reading

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Charlemont’s Former Resident, James Connolly

There are many people from Charlemont Street who have come and gone, but there is one name that stands out among them all. He was a revolutionary trade unionist/syndicalist; a socialist agitator and Irish republican. He arrived on these shores … Continue reading

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