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Thread #13902   Message #116807
Posted By: Len Wallace
23-Sep-99 - 09:44 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: James Connolly (Wolfe Tones)
Subject: RE: James Connolly
The poem was written by Liam MacGabhann. He wrote in "Rags, Robes and Rebels" thatit was based on reading comments made by the son of a Welsh miner who was part of Connolly's firing squad who later asked Connolly's relatives to forgive him.