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Remnant of tricolour that flew over 1916 battle ground returned to Ireland

David Blake, the great-grandson of John Le Provost, and John Green, chairman of Glasnevin Trust, hold a remnant of the tricolour that flew over Jacob's Biscuit Factory during the 1916 Rising. Picture by Iain White, Fennell Photography/Press Association
Ed Carty, Press Association
A REMNANT of the Irish tricolour that flew over one of the frontlines in the 1916 Rising has been donated to Glasnevin Cemetery. The piece of flag has been in Jersey for the last 100 years after a [...]

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