O1233 : Kilmainham Gaol

taken 9 years ago, near to Islandbridge, Dolphin's Barn, Harold's Cross, New Kilmainham and Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland

Kilmainham Gaol
Kilmainham Gaol
The stonebreakers' yard in Kilmainham Gaol; scene of the execution by firing squad of the 14 leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising. Over a period of a few days in May 1916, 13 of the 14 were shot at the location marked by the cross in the foreground. The other, James Connolly, unable to stand because of a leg wound, was carried by stretcher to the other end (the spot also marked by a cross now), tied to a chair there and then shot.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 6 March, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 15 March, 2010
Category
Prison yard   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! O 126 337 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.5286N 6:18.5922W
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Irish: geotagged! O 126 337
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