Watch the RTÉ report on the recent state commemoration of the death of Thomas Kettle

Tom_KettleOn 9 September 1916 Lt. Thomas Kettle of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, academic, journalist, and former Home Rule MP, was killed at the French village of Guinchy in the course of the Somme offensive.

The centenary of his death was marked by a state ceremony at the memorial to Kettle in Dublin’s St Stephen’s Green; watch the RTÉ report on the ceremony here.

From Century Ireland: Ed Mulhall on Tom Kettle’s words of war.



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