The Century Ireland – Muriel Gifford: The last casualty of the Rising

November 29, 2018 in muriel gidfford

Thomas’s wife Muriel died just a year after the rising.

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Muriel Gifford: The last casualty of the Rising. Click here or the image to check out on the RTE Century Ireland site.

The Irish Times story about Muriel’s death and the orphaning of the children.

July 9, 2017 in articles, Video

The Irish Times has run a story about Muriel MacDonagh’s death just over a year from Thomas’s execution.  It’s a moving story of the price paid by the families of those fighting for Ireland’s independence.  There is a video with the article as well.

The Irish Times: Tragedy of Thomas MacDonagh’s family left orphaned after Rising

Thomas MacDonagh Family Papers, 1848-1966

April 17, 2016 in community, link

Thomas MacDonagh Family Papers, 1848-1966

Thomas’ and family papers at the National Library of Ireland are on-line..

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1916: Thomas MacDonagh, a personable revolutionary and a family man.

April 17, 2016 in articles, link, Video

1916: Thomas MacDonagh, a personable revolutionary and a family man. The Irish Times writes “The Thomas MacDonagh papers: ‘I devoted myself too much to national work’ Thomas MacDonagh worried about his family not having enough money, during his life and after his death, letters held by the National Library suggest”.

 

They also made this video and has a video “1916: Thomas MacDonagh, a personable revolutionary and a family man”on Thomas’ papers at the National Library.
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1916: CRISIS OF FAITH LED TO A NEW BAPTISM FOR THOMAS MACDONAGH

April 17, 2016 in articles, link

The Irish Revolution, a site by University College Cork and The Irish Examiner, 1916: CRISIS OF FAITH LED TO A NEW BAPTISM FOR THOMAS MACDONAGH is interesting article looking at Thomas’ change of heart from Catholicism to nationalism and rebellion. They also include his last words to the execution squad.

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Muriel McAuley, granddaughter of Thomas MacDonagh, reads an extract of a letter sent by Pádraig Pearse.

April 17, 2016 in Video

Thomas MacDonagh: one of the most fascinating characters behind the Rising

April 17, 2016 in articles, link

Thomas MacDonagh: one of the most fascinating characters behind the Rising is An interesting article read from the Irish Times.

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A relative of the 1916 Rising?

April 17, 2016 in community, link

Check out the history being accumulated by the 1916 Relatives. 

A paid check from Pears to MacDonagh up for auction.

April 17, 2016 in artifacts

A check made out by Padraig Pears to Thomas MacDonagh and has been signed and processed. It’s up for sale at Adam’s in Dublin.

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For My Son

April 8, 2016 in Poetry, Video

Tipperary | Every County Has a Story | RTÉ 1916Every county has a story. From #Tipperary, the story of a father’s love for his son | RTÉ & Ireland 2016 #rte1916

Posted by RTÉ on Friday, March 18, 2016