Joseph Mary Plunkett

















































Joseph Mary Plunkett 1887-1916

Born in Dublin. He was a journalist, critic, poet and editor of The Irish Review. In 1914 he joined the IRB and the Volunteers. He accompanied Roger Casement to Germany to obtain guns. He was one of the signatories of the Proclamation and fought in the GPO during Easter Week. His works include The Circle and the Sword, the poem I See His Blood Upon the Rose, and the collection The Poems of Joseph Mary Plunkett. He is buried with the other executed leaders of 1916 in Arbour Hill, Dublin. 

He married Grace Gifford the night before his execution.  Grace Plunkett is buried in the Plunkett family plot in Dublin.

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Further information, location and directions to the grave are to be found in "The End - An Illustrated Guide to the Graves of Irish Writers".  Click here to order a copy of this book