Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys,
Taoiseach Enda Kenny and former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave at the unveiling.
Holding a picture of the nearby South Dublin Union, where W.T. Cosgrave fought in 1916 and his step-brother died.
Gay Mitchell on LHS.
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Speech by Liam Cosgrave at the unveiling.
He notes that his father W.T. was released by the British from jail shortly after Liam was born in April 1920: "He was released then on, I gather, compassionate grounds, because I was a month old and he hadn't seen me."
There was applause when Liam paid tribute to the Irish army and police.
There was a real feeling about the event, as if it was the last ever gathering of the victors of the Civil War.
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