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Thomas Francis Meagher Memorial, The Mall, Waterford

Thomas Francis Meagher’s Waterford

Following¬† the Young Irelander’s failed uprising in 1848, Thomas Francis Meagher was found guilty of high treason on 22nd October and was transported to Van Diemen’s Land. He was destined never to return to Ireland, instead escaping to the United States where he would later lead the Irish Brigade in the American Civil War. His […]

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