Signature of James Connolly, 24th June, 1913.


Fragment of document carrying the signature of James Connolly and dated 24:6:1913. Torn from original document Has old yellow sellotape around edges.

This item was found in the papers of the late Patrick Hogan former TD for Clare. Patrick Hogan, born Kilmaley 1886, died 24 January, 1969. Joined Gaelic League and Irish Volunteers and was interned and fought during the War of Independence; a socialist, after the Treaty he became an official with the ITGWU; elected to Dáil Eireann as a Labour Party TD for Clare in 1923 but lost his seat in 1938 and was subsequently elected to the Seanad. While a member of the Dail he qualified as a barrister and was called to the bar in 1936; elected TD again in 1943 and became Ceann Comhraile of the Dail in 1951, which he held until 1967; he welcomed JF Kennedy to the house in June 1963.

James Connolly, a republican socialist, was executed for his role as a leader in the 1916 Easter Rising.

Collection: Senan Hogan

Category: Communication Equipment

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