Thursday, 23 May 2013

Knockraha: Sing Sing Prison

Knockraha: Sing Sing Prison

Kilquane Cemetary is a well kept small graveyard near the East Cork village of Knockraha. But it has a dark centre. For here there is a vault, known as Sing Sing as it was used as a prison during the War of Independence from 1916 to 1921. It was highlighted this year in a TV3 documentary called In the Name of the Republic. And, sadly, it seems the vault was more of a death row than a prison.







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