Archive for July, 1883

July 29, 1883

James Carey, leader of the controversial Irish National Invincibles, was killed by Patrick O’Donnell on this day in 1883. The Invincibles, who were a more radical group formed by IRB members, were responsible for the brutal Phoenix Park murders of Thomas Henry Burke and Lord Frederick Cavendish. On January 13, 1883, Carey was arrested alongRead more..