Ireland: Thousands Pay their Respect to Republican Hero

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE

I reported last month on the identification of the remains of Thomas Kent described as the forgotten patriot of the 1916 Easter Rising following an investigation by the National Monuments Service (see link);

https://www.celticleague.net/news/forgotten-patriot-of-1916-to-get-state-funeral/

His State funeral takes place tomorrow in Castlelyons, Cork and ahead of the funeral his remains arrived at Collins Barracks, Cork today to lie in state.

Thousands of people are reported to be filing past the coffin this evening.

News report and video of the arrival of the cortege at Collins Barracks at the link:

https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/video-remains-of-executed-rebel-thomas-kent-arrive-at-collins-barracks-696432.html

BERNARD MOFFATT

Issued by: The Celtic News

17/09/15

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