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Bill Bennett, the ancestor who later raised the viaduct

This is the moving and redeeming story of William T Bennett of Killeady Mill, Ballinhassig, Co Cork, an ex-soldier and Protestant during the dark days of 1919-23.

ean Lemass sincerely apologized in memory of Irish ex-military personnel during the 50th anniversary of the Easter Rising.

“In later years it was common – and I was guilty in this regard – to question the motives of those men who joined the new British armies at the outbreak of war, but they must, in their honor. and in fairness to their memories, they were motivated by the highest goal. “