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Notes on Sandymount, County Dublin

Rebel Actor   Handsome, sharp-dressed Seán Connolly (1882-1916) was the first ‘rebel’ to die in the Easter Rising. Born at 10 Seafort Avenue, Sandymount, he was a well-known actor at the Abbey Theatre. A teetotal, non-smoking, ardent Catholic, he signed up to the Irish Citizen Army but refused, on religious grounds, to join the oath-bound […]