Irish Revolutionary Hired Gun Receives 100-Year Memorial – Metroactive

Former San Jose Mayor Tom McEnery called the late Mick McDonnell ‘probably the most significant revolutionary who ever lived in California.’

About two dozen people recently gathered at Santa Clara Mission Cemetery to stage a memorial for Irish revolutionary and legend Michael “Mick” McDonnell. Nearly 100 years ago, McDonnell was the first leader of “The Squad,” a.k.a. “The Twelve Apostles,” the assassination unit employed by Michael Collins during the Irish War of Independence.

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