Vigil for James Connolly

629 7.00pm Thu 12 May 2016

organised by the James Connolly Society in Edinburgh to commemorate the centenary of his execution on 12 May 1916

About this event

At dawn on 12 May 1916, James Connolly was carried to the firing squad in Dublin and shot in a chair. A vigil is being held by the James Connolly Society in Edinburgh at his birthplace in the Cowgate to remember the man and his life, 100 years after his execution.


107 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JW

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