Posts Tagged ‘Irish statue’

Robert Emmet Stands
Tall In Nation’s Capital

The bicentennial of the execution of famed Irish orator and revolutionary Robert Emmet will be commemorated on September 17 in a ceremony at the Washington D.C. statue erected in his honor. The public ceremony, which will also recognize the statue’s recent restoration, will be held in the Dupont Circle Park where Emmet’s bronzed likeness hasRead more..