The dead of Kilkenny. These two young children, aged 3 – 4 years old, lay side by side in a single coffin. Victims of the Great Famine, they joined at least 968 others buried in mass graves on the workhouse site.
Today is the anniversary of the death of Irish revolutionary leader Michael Collins. On August Collins was shot and killed while fighting for freedom during the Irish Civil War. Check out his family tree on Geni!