Meda Ryan, second from left, author of 16 Lives: Thomas Kent - her new biography which examines the life of one of the leaders executed after the 1916 Rising - pictured with relatives of Thomas Kent, l-r, Norma Riordan, Rathcormac (grandniece), Hazel Riordan, Watergrasshill (great-grandniece), Prudence Riordan, Rathcormac (niece) and Michael Riordan, Fermoy (grandnephew). (Picture: Tom Doherty/AP)

The latest book in the historical series 16 Lives, featuring Thomas Kent, was launched on Thursday, April 21st in the NCO’s Mess, Collins Barracks, Cork.

The series commemorates the 16 men who were executed for their role in the Easter Rising, including both Kent and Roger Casement, the only men executed for their role in the rebellion outside of Dublin.

The series is being published by The O’Brien Press, with a host of notable authors involved across the 16 books.

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