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The fundamental human truth underpinning 'Ox Mountain Death Song' is that men so very often turn into their fathers. The way that everything gets passed down.

 
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Kevin Barry
Kevin Barry
  • Born: January 20, 1902
  • Died: November 1, 1920
  • Nationality: Irish
  • Profession: Medical Student

Kevin Gerard Barry was the first Irish republican to be executed by the British since the leaders of the Easter Rising. Barry was sentenced to death for his part in an Irish Volunteers operation which resulted in the deaths of three British soldiers.

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