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Manuscript draft of 'The Mother', perhaps Patrick Pearse's most famous poem

Patrick Pearse1916

National Library of Ireland

National Library of Ireland
Dublin, Ireland

Patrick Pearse wrote 'The Mother' early in 1916, at a time when he had
come to terms with the probable fate of both himself and his brother Willie. In the event, Patrick Pearse was executed on Wednesday, 3 May 1916. Willie Pearse was executed the next day.

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  • Title: Manuscript draft of 'The Mother', perhaps Patrick Pearse's most famous poem
  • Creator: Patrick Pearse
  • Date: 1916
  • Subject Keywords: Easter Rising, Signatories
  • Type: Manuscript

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