Mrs Elgin Barry O’Rahilly, sister of Kevin Barry (who was hanged in Mountjoy Jail) and her grandaughter, Deirdre Sweetman.

Photo taken on Friday 6/10/1989 Mrs Elgin Barry O’Rahilly, sister of Kevin Barry (who was hanged in Mountjoy Jail)and her granddaughter, Deirdre Sweetman, at the launch of “Kevin Barry and His Time” by Donal O’Donovan in the Kevin Barry Room, UCD, Earlsfort Terrace.Elgin was also related through marriage to the famous O Rahilly who was shot and left to die after the last stand Moore Street 1916.Elgin has since passed away in the early 1990s aged 92 years.

Kevin Barry executed by hanging 1920 age 18

Kevin Barry executed by hanging 1920 aged 18-years-old.

With many thanks to: Irish History 1916 through to 1923 – All that is Irish past and present.