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Francis Ledwidge Irish Poet and Soldier

A tribute on Remembrance Day, 2014 Francis Ledwidge (1887-1917) Irish Poet, Francis Ledwidge, was born in¬†Slane, county Meath, into a family of little means, the eighth of nine children. His parents, Patrick and Anne¬†Ledwidge, gave their children the best education … Continue reading

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