Militaria Archive

Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin, Ireland

The graves of many key figures in the struggle for Irish Independence through several centuries. Including Daniel O’ Connell, Michael Collins, Charles Stewart Parnell, Éamon de Valera, Arthur Griffith, Countess Markievicz, Michael Cusack, Robert Erskine Childers, Roger Casement, Frank Ryan, Sean Devoy, Cathal Brugha, James Stephens along with many Dublin Brigade Irish Republican Army veterans of the Easter Rising 1916, the Irish War of Independence (1919 - 1921) and Irish Civil War (1921 - 1923).

Grave of Roger Casement. Casement visited Germany for arms and expertise for the Irish Rebellion, forming the 'Irish Brigade' among Irish prisoners of War who would fight on the German side. Executed by the British for treason 3rd August 1916, his remains returned to Ireland for state funeral in 1965. Glasnevin Cemetery Dublin, Ireland