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Wexford Rebel.jpg
A local view of the heroic sacrifice made by a local hero in his struggle to help his people in 1798.

Tongue of the Martyrs.jpg
The poem links Faith and Fatherland

Miley Carroll and Jim Toole.MP3
In the county of Carlow two rebels were slaughtered
Two brave Irish heroes who loved Erin dear
With the guns of the British that they lent Dick Mulcahy
They were both assassinated at Carthy’s of Shean.

That beautiful mountain looks down over…

Bloody Sunday 1920.jpg
Location: County Carlow
Luke regisrters the disgust felt throughout the country at the killings by English troops in Croke Park on 'Bloody Sunday@.

Graves of the Brother Martyrs.jpg
Location: Carlow south
The poem remembers the killing of two brothers by the Black and tans, in the War of independence

Wind That Shakes the Barley 1.jpg
Location Carlow south
The poem explores the link between love and love of country

Thomas Traynor KCLR.mp3
Location: Carlow County, especially Tullow
Thomas Traynor, from Tullow, was executed because of his involvement in the 1916 rebellion. Together with Kevin Barry and eight others he was initially buried in an unmarked grave in Mountjoy.
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