Rod Stewart has been pictured at the grave of Grace Gifford-Plunket, the wife of 1916 leader Joseph Plunkett.
The British singer was in Dublin this week to record a special interview with RTE’s Late Late Show.
Fans who were in attendance at the pre-recording said he spoke passionately about his visit to the grave site, and of the people involved in the 1916 Easter Rising.
He’s famously recorded a version of the love song ‘Grace’, which tells the story of Grace Gifford-Plunket marrying Joseph Plunkett the night before his execution.
The image was shared by the Dublin South 1916 Centenary Committee.
They said: “Rod Stewart standing at the grave of Grace Gifford-Plunkett today in Glasnevin Cemetery. He has recorded a version of the Irish love song ‘Grace’ which tells the story of Grace marrying 1916 leader Joseph Plunkett the night before his execution.”
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Source: Celebrity News Ireland