Commandant-General Joe McKelvey, I.R.A.
Black and white lithographic print of Joe McKelvey. Text continues:"A true Gael, member of the third order of St. Francis, and a Temperance advocate. In his last letter he said : "The way to Freedom is a hard and bloody one, I can only hope and pray that my death will be a contributory factor towards the great end for which so much suffering is and has been endured - Our Independence".
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[S.l. ; s.n. , n.d. , ca. 1922-1923].
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera; transfer from the National Photographic Archive, Temple Bar; originally part of Irish Political Figures Photographic Collection (NPA POLF).
Physical description: 1 lithographic print : b&w ill. ; 18 x 25.6 cm.
Varying form of title: Commandant-General Joe McKelvey, I.R.A.: "executed" as a reprisal on the 8th of December, 1922. He fought through the Black and Tan war, and commanded the third northern division in the recent war...
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