Dr. Henry Kennedy of Aungier Street

Updated: Jun 26, 2020

June the 4th marks the 222nd anniversary of the death of Lord Edward Fitzgerald at Dublin’s Newgate Jail following his violent arrest in Thomas Street seventeen days before. One of the handful of individuals who concealed Lord Edward when he went into hiding from March to May of 1798 was Henry Kennedy, who lived and worked as a medical doctor at 13 Aungier Street Dublin. He was one of the few people caught up in the story who did not suffer arrest, interrogation, imprisonment or banishment. Who was Dr. Henry Kennedy?

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94 Merrion Park Blackrock,

Co. Dublin, Ireland