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Pallbearers at the graveside

1917/2017

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
Dublin, Ireland

Pallbearers carry Ashe's coffin, draped in a tricolour, to the graveside. Ashe had lain in state in Dublin City Hall, from where the funeral procession departed on 30 September. The cortege, which was estimated by some observers to have been three miles long, took 90 minutes to get to the cemetery, having taken a circuitous route along Lord Edward St, High St, Thomas St (the site of the execution of Robert Emmet), Bridgefoot St, the North Quays, Sackville (O’Connell) St and Phibsborough. (Brother Allen collection, courtesy of the Military Archives).

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  • Title: Pallbearers at the graveside
  • Date: 1917/2017
  • Location: Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin.

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