Monthly Archives: February 2016

Celebrating Friendship

Mondrian Art

A Ceasefire for Ducks

Did you know that during the 1916 Rising firing stopped around St Stephen’s Green to allow the park’s ducks to be fed?

The park-keeper’s name was James Kearney – every day he would enter the Green to feed the ducks, and every day the opposing sides would cease firing to allow him to do so.