Sunday, 20 January 2013

John Byrne - Dublin 1913

4th September 1913, a labourer named John Byrne died at his home at 4, Lower Gloucester Place from injuries received during rioting on Saturday night, 30th August 1913. He had been released from Jervis Street Hospital after receiving treatment for his wounds.

7th September 1913, the jury at the inquest into the death of John Byrne ruled that the cause of death was a fracture of the skull although they could not determine how the injury was caused.

The report into the Dublin Disturbances can be viewed online.

Lower Gloucester Place was the home of Sean Heuston who was in charge of the Volunteers at the Mendicity during the Easter Rising.

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