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Centenary Commemorations
for O’Donovan Rossa Funeral

Ireland has released a new 70-cent stamp to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of Pádraig Pearse’s graveside oration at the funeral of Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa on August 1, 1915. And commemoration services were held in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin and Calvary Cemetery, New York. Born in Rosscarbery, Co. Cork, O’Donovan Rossa was a high-profile Fenian and IrishRead more..