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Pat Keegan

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Quartermaster of the Irish Volunteers’ Wexford Brigade, Pat Keegan was based in Enniscorthy during the Easter Rising, participating in the blocking of roads and the attack on the town’s RIC Barracks. He was interned in Stafford Jail and Frongoch prison camp until December 1916. He was appointed Commanding Officer of the 1st Battalion in the Wexford Brigade following his release, and later served for a period as Commanding Officer of the Brigade itself. Keegan spent the majority of the War of Independence in America, where he was involved in smuggling arms on behalf of the IRA. He returned to Ireland in April 1922 and fought with the republican side in Wexford during the Civil War.

 

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