The story of the Black and Tans in 1920 who were officially called the Royal Irish Constabulary Special Reserve is a terrible time in our Irish history. Kevin Barry was 18 years old when he was caught by British troops during the Irish War of Independence and hanged.
The 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin and Sean McDermott
Sean McDermott was one of the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising. This was a week long battle that took place in Dublin Ireland in order to free the Irish people from hundreds of years of British rule. Sean MacDermott was executed in Kilmainham Jail and buried at Arbour Hill.