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Thomas Ashe

  • Birth 12 Jan 1885 Lispole, County Kerry, Ireland
  • Death 25 Sep 1917 Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
  • Burial Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
  • Memorial ID 5747051

Irish Nationalist. Took part in the Easter Rising of 1916 - for which he was sentenced to death, later reprieved to hard labor for life. Released 1917. Arrested again that year for agitation. Led othe prisoners on hunger strike, during the course of which he died. His funeral procession was followed by 30,000 sympathizers.

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  • Originally Created by: David Conway
  • Added: 7 Sep 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5747051
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Ashe (12 Jan 1885–25 Sep 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5747051, citing Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .