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Richard Hayes 1882-1958

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Born in Bruree, County Limerick. He was a doctor who joined the Irish Volunteers and fought at Ashbourne during the Easter Rising. He was pro-Treaty and retired from politics in 1924. He continued his medical work and was film censor from 1940-54. He was also an expert on the Wild Geese and had many publications including Ireland and Irishmen in the French Revolution, Irish Swordsmen of France, The Last Invasion of Ireland and Biographical Dictionary of Irishmen in France. His death notice in the Irish Times mentions he was a Member of the Academy of Letters and Legion of Honour. He is buried in Dublin.

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