Execution of Major John McBride.

100 years ago this week, the executions continued in Kilmainham Goal in Dublin. Shot 100 years ago today was Major John McBride, who was married to, and separated from, the famous Maud Gonne,nationalist and figure of inspiration for the love lorn poet William Butler Yeats who might not have had such a prodigious body of work to leave behind had he not met her!

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