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A Look Back at Eamon De Valera’s 1919 Rally at Fenway Park in Boston

Take a look back at the historic 1919 rally at Fenway Park in Boston, welcoming President of the Irish Republic, Eamon De Valera. Learn more about the event and its significance in the Boston Globe's great piece published on June 30th.
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This shows a large rally held at Fenway Park in Boston in support of Irish independence. The photo was taken some time in the 1910s.

Rally to support Irish independence (1919)

Source: Boston Public Library

President of the Irish Republic, Eamon De Valera, visited Boston in 1919 and was welcomed at Fenway Park by 50,000 supporters, possibly the largest crowd ever in the ballpark. The Boston Globe covered the rally in an great piece published on June 30th, 1919.

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