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Rose McGuinness

Town/Village: Dublin
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Alternative Address: Cloonmore, Tarmonbarry, Co. Roscommon; Main Street, Longford
Census 1901: Resident at Cloonmore, Termonbarry
Census 1911: Resident with uncle Joe McGuinness, Camden Street Dublin
Regiment/Unit: Árd Craobh (Central Branch), Cumann na mBan (Dublin)
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Date of Death: 05-02-1919
Cause: Natural causes
Memorial: Kilbarry, Rooskey

Rose came from Cloonmore, Tarmonbarry, and was born c.1887. She lived with her uncle Frank in Longford for some of her youth. Later, she went to Dublin and lived with her uncle Joe. She joined the Central Branch of Cumann na mBan.

Rose went into the Four Courts at the start of the rising. At some time during the week, she fell and cut her hands on a broken bottle. After that she was detailed to carry dispatches. Rose died of TB in 1919 at her mother's house in Cloonmore and was returned for burial near Tarmonbarry. 


Parents Names: Daughter of John McGuinness and Elizabeth (née Gearty), Cloonmore, Tarmonbarry
Notes: First cousin of Bridget Lyons.

Link to Civil Record of Birth; link to Civil Record of Death; 'Death of Rose McGuinness', Longford Leader, 8 Feb 1919; 

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