People in History

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  • People in History

Many important historical figures are associated with South County Dublin. For example, some leading figures in the history of Irish republicanism were associated with Rathfarnham. Both Robert Emmet and Patrick Pearse lived there prior to the insurrections in which they took part, in 1803 and 1916, respectively. Let's find out more about Robert Emmet and Patrick Pearse, two extremely important figures in Irish history.