[Excerpt from a speech given by Patrick Pearse at the grave of O' Donovan Rossa]
Printed on recto: At top of card "We salute you, O faithful of Christ, who are awaiting a glorious resurrection. May he who suffered anguish for you sake give you eternal rest. A picture of an Irish high cross is featured in the centre of the card with the word "EIRE" in the centre of the branch. Undereneath this is "Easter 1916". Below this: "Life springs from death, and from the graves of patriot men and women spring living nations. / While Ireland holds these graves / Ireland unfree shall never be at peace". / Patrick Pearse at the grave of O' Donovan Rossa.
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Physical description: 1 postcard: lithographic card; 14.2 x 8.9 cm.
Forms part of: The Joseph Holloway Collection.
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Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.