Photograph of Frank Aiken, Eamon de Valera and Kevin Boland

Frank Aiken, active in the War of Independence and Civil War and would later become a T.D., minister and Tánaiste with Fianna Fáil.

Eamon de Valera, former Taoiseach and President of Ireland. A leader of the 1916 Rising at Boland’s Mills and former resident of Greystones, Co. Wicklow.

Kevin Boland, was the son of Gerald Boland who fought at Jacob’s Mill during the 1916 Rising. He is also a nephew of Harry Boland, also a veteran of the Rising. He would later become a T.D. and hold ministries with Fianna Fáil governments.

Presented by Colm Galligan at the Wicklow Life 1916 Public Collections day

L-R: Frank Aiken, Eamon de Valera and Kevin Boland


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  • Somebody is badly mistaken. That is NOT Kevin Boland in the photo unless there were two men of that name who associated with DEV, That photo was taken in Honolulu in 1948 long before Boland entered the Dail.

    By Fr Iggy O'Donovan (05/05/2021)

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