Memorial card

Alderman Terence McSwiney,Lord Mayor of Cork, died on hunger strike, 25th October, 1920.


Landscape, gate-fold style. Obverse reads: ‘Until the day break and the Shadows flee away’; inside left: Requiesat in pace/Ald Terence McSwiney/Age 40/Lord Mayor of Cork who gave his life for his/Country, at Brixton Prison OCTOBER 25th, 1920/After a hunger strike lasting 74 days/Born at West Cork/March 28th, 1880/His last words/God Save Ireland, Fight On! Fight On!’; inside right: prayer for the repose of his soul; revers: blank.

Collection: De Valera Museum

Category: Funerary Equipment

2018.0017 (5546)