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Transcribed by Larry Scallan Thomas MacDonagh: I am attending tonight  as the representative of the Provisional Committee of the Irish Volunteers, we have began in Dublin and have three thousand men drilling and preparing to serve their country in this cause. Kilkenny is the first place that we are looking to in Leinster and all Ireland, for help in this movement, and from the meeting tonight we know that we had not counted falsely in...

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Pat Corcoran Kilkenny Nationalist

Posted on Nov 28, 2015

Patrick Corcoran a Kilkenny Nationalist     By Patrick Neary Patrick Corcoran or Pat as he was better known was born in 1875 at 69 Upper Patrick St., where the family resided. The second son of Anne and Michael Corcoran, a whip maker by trade and a staunch Fenian who was involved in the 1867 rising. Pat served his time as a carpenter, winning many prizes at Feiseanna for his skill as a wood carver and set up his own business at the...

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