Kevin Barry by Countess Markievicz – POLISH: Markiewicz – Founder of – Na Fianna Éireann, 1909.
We knelt at Mass with sobbing heart
Cold in the dawn of day.
The dawn for us, for him the night,
Who was so young and gay.
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With many thanks to: Ireland Long Held in Chains Stair agus Cultûr na hÉireann.
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