Archive for November, 1879

November 10, 1879

On this day in 1879, leader of the 1916 Easter Rising and Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse was born. He developed a love for the Irish language and at sixteen joined the Gaelic League. By the age of 23, Pearse had become the editor for the League’s newspaper “An Claidheamh Soluis” (“The Sword of the Light.”)Read more..