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An extract taken from On Behalf of the Provisional Government : Joseph Plunkett. On Behalf of the Provisional Government was a series offering profiles of the seven signatoires of the proclamamtion. The seven programmes were first broadcast in 1966.
Fiona Plunkett recalls how her brother Joseph and father George could see each other from their prison cells following their arrests for their part in the Easter Rising. She also describes Grace Gifford's final visits to see Joseph Plunkett who she married on the morning of his execution. The lines of poetry quoted are from 'The Dark Way' by Joseph Plunkett.