Thursday October 29, 2020

Kenny criticised for failing to respond to 1916 Rising relatives

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is under fire for failing to honour a commitment to meet relatives of the signatories to the proclamation of the Republic.

7th April, 2012
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Lucille Redmond and Muriel McAuley, grand-daughters of Thomas MacDonagh; Honor Ó Brolcháin, grand-niece of Joseph Plunkett; Eithne McGuinness, great-grand-niece of Thomas MacDonagh; Eamonn Ceannt, grand-nephew of Eamonn Ceannt; and James Connolly-Heron, great-grandson of James Connolly, at the Arms Around Moore Street campaign in April 2009.

On the day that he will attend the commemoration of the 1916 Rising at the GPO in Dublin, Taoiseach Enda Kenny is under fire for failing to honour a commitment to meet relatives of the signatories to the proclamation of the Republic.

Kenny has been criticised by relatives of the Volunteers, who fear the government will agree to the demolition of a large section of the historic 'battlefield' on Moore Street.

The commemoration ceremony to mark...

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