Sean MacDermott

















































Seán MacDermott 1884-1916

Born in Kiltyclogher, County Leitrim. In 1907, he began to work full time for Sinn Féin. He was the mastermind of the Easter Rising and fought in the GPO. He was reported as saying “We’ll hold Dublin for a week but we’ll save Ireland”.

He is buried in Arbour Hill, Dublin along with the other leaders of the Easter Rising.

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Further information and directions to the grave are to be found in "Dead and Buried in Dublin - An Illustrated Guide to the Historic Graves of Dublin.  Click here to order a copy of this book