It seems to me that Irish people are very proud of their history and I find this way to express it just right.
James Connolly was a leader of the 1916 Easter Rising. Like poet Padraig Pearse and the others, he was executed by the British. Unlike the other leaders, he was wounded in the rising and had to be strapped to a chair when he faced the British firing squad. It was his execution more than any other that roused Irish nationalism... More
This is probably one of those monuments that mean more to you if you know the history of the man. James Connolly was a socialist politician who was heavily involved in Irelands fight for independence from Britain, and was actually executed for his involvement in the Easter Rising in 1916. As such, he is a key figure in the history... More
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