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#thomas kent

# thomas-kent - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

New genetic identification methods were invented to identify body of 1916 leader Thomas Kent

Thomas Kent’s identity was confirmed through genetic analyses.

# thomas-kent - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Pay meter for bike rental scheme blocking monument to 1916 leader

And one Cork city councillor wants it moved.

# thomas-kent - Friday 18 September, 2015

A solemn and poignant State funeral as Thomas Kent returns home after 99 years

“Today Ireland comes to reflect on his courage, his dignity, his defiance, his sacrifice.”

What you need to know about the 'forgotten patriot' who is getting a state funeral today

Thomas Kent is among the least recognisable of the men executed in 1916, but today he will take centre-stage in the centenary commemorative narrative, writes Brian Hughes.

Poll: Should we remember British state forces in 1916 commemorations? Easter Rising This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we remember British state forces in 1916 commemorations?

Debate continues over the various events.

# thomas-kent - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Thousands turn out as 'forgotten patriot' Thomas Kent lies in state

Kent was one of 16 people executed in the aftermath of the 1916 Easter Rising. He will be buried with full state honours in his hometown of Castlelyons tomorrow.

# thomas-kent - Thursday 13 August, 2015

This forgotten patriot is getting a state funeral nearly a century after his execution

Thomas Kent was one of 16 people executed in the aftermath of the Easter Rising.

# thomas-kent - Thursday 23 July, 2015

A bridge and a boat are set to get some famous Irish names

A bridge and a boat are set to get some famous Irish names

WB Yeats and a hero of 1916 are set to be immortalised in different ways.