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Countess Markievicz played an active part in the Easter Rising of 1916 and in… Ireland 1916, Easter Rising, Erin Go Bragh, Irish Roots, Irish Celtic, Irish Eyes, Women In History, Famous Women, Strong Women

Countess Markievicz

Countess Markievicz played an active part in the Easter Rising of 1916 and in post-1916 Irish history. Born in 1868 as Constance Gore-Booth, Countess Markievicz was sentenced to death for her part in the Easter Uprising but had the sentence commuted to life imprisonment on account of her gender. She died in 1927. It is estimated that over 250,000 people lined the streets for her funeral.

Kevin Barry Age 18 and the Irish War of Independence. Kevin Barry became active as a soldier in Dublin as a 15 year old lad. At age 18 he was caught by the British Soldiers and received the death penalty. Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Martin Mcguinness, Irish Independence, Irish Republican Army, Easter Rising, Irish Warrior, Irish People, Michael Collins

Kevin Barry and The Irish War of Independence

The story of the Black and Tans in 1920 who were officially called the Royal Irish Constabulary Special Reserve is a terrible time in our Irish history. Kevin Barry was 18 years old when he was caught by British troops during the Irish War of Independence and hanged.

A British soldier stands guard outside the burnt out GPO after the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin Ireland Ireland Pictures, Images Of Ireland, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Amazing Pictures, Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Sean Mcdermott, Kilmainham Gaol

The 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin and Sean McDermott

Sean McDermott was one of the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising. This was a week long battle that took place in Dublin Ireland in order to free the Irish people from hundreds of years of British rule. Sean MacDermott was executed in Kilmainham Jail and buried at Arbour Hill.

Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Tomás Mac Donnchadha - The Wild Geese Ireland 1916, Irish Independence, Irish Republican Army, Irish Images, The Wild Geese, Easter Rising, Erin Go Bragh, Irish Eyes Are Smiling, Michael Collins

Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Tomás Mac Donnchadha

Tomás Mac Donnchadha, or Thomas MacDonagh (1 February 1878 – 3 May 1916), was born in Cloughjordan, County Tipperary, to Joseph and Mary MacDonagh (nee Parker…

Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Seán Heuston 21 February 1891 – 8 May 1916 Roisin Dubh, Ireland 1916, Irish Independence, Easter Rising, Irish People, Michael Collins, Irish Quotes, Today In History, Irish Celtic

Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Seán Heuston

Seán Heuston is yet another young man who is scarcely known as one of the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising. He does not share the historical iconic status th…

This is the story of Tom Clarke and his wife Kathleen. He was 59 years old when he took his place at one of the windows of the GPO waiting for the British soldiers to attack as the Easter Rising started in The Easter Rising Dublin Ireland Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Cork Ireland, Irish Republican Army, Easter Rising, Erin Go Bragh, Irish People, Michael Collins, Irish Roots

Tom and Kathleen Clarke The 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland

Tom Clarke was a leader in the Easter Rising of 1916 in Ireland and was shot by firing squad at Kilmainham Jail. His wife Kathleen Clarke was also sent to prison.

Joseph Plunkett was an Irish soldier during the Rising. He marries Grace Gifford in Jail in Dublin Ireland hours before he is executed. Joseph Plunkett was one of the leaders of the Easter Rising in They fought for Irish freedom from British rule. Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Irish Independence, Irish Republican Army, Kilmainham Gaol, Easter Rising, Erin Go Bragh, Michael Collins, New Wife

President John F Kennedy Visited The Easter Rising Memorial Park in Ireland in 1963

President John F Kennedy visited Arbour Hill Memorial Park in Stoneybatter Dublin Ireland in 1963. The Leaders of the Easter Rising are buried here.

Crowds on O’Connell Street, Dublin, in the days after the Easter Rising of Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Irish Independence, Easter Rising, Michael Collins, Irish Culture, Ireland Homes, Dublin City, History Projects

The Myths Of Easter 1916 – And The Truth

Introduction It's April the 8th, 2012, Easter Monday in the liturgical calendar of the Roman Catholic Church, and the ninety-sixth anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising. Nine decades ago, on the morning of Easter Monday, April 24th 1916, some 1250 men and women belonging to several Irish republican organisations came together in Dublin city and county with the intention of…

18 year old Kevin Barry in the uniform of ‘H’ Company, Battalion of the Dublin Brigade of the IRA. Old Irish, Irish Celtic, Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Martin Mcguinness, Irish Independence, Easter Rising, Erin Go Bragh, Irish People

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Grace Evelyn Gifford Plunkett was an Irish artist and cartoonist who was active in the Republican movement, who married her fiancé Joseph Plunkett in Kilmainham Gaol only a few hours before he was executed for his part in the 1916 Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Kilmainham Gaol, Easter Rising, Erin Go Bragh, Dublin City, John F Kennedy, Memorial Park, Irish Eyes

Joseph Plunkett and Grace Gifford - The 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland

Joseph Plunkett was an Irish soldier during the Rising. He marries Grace Gifford in Jail in Dublin Ireland hours before he is executed. Joseph Plunkett was one of the leaders of the Easter Rising in 1916. They fought for Irish freedom from British rule.

The 1916 Easter Rising and the North King St Massacre. This is the story of Edward Ned Daly who was an Irish soldier fighting during the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin Ireland. He was executed by firing squad. Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Old Irish, Irish Celtic, Irish Republican Army, Southern Ireland, Easter Rising, Museum Studies, Michael Collins

President John F Kennedy Visited The Easter Rising Memorial Park in Ireland in 1963

President John F Kennedy visited Arbour Hill Memorial Park in Stoneybatter Dublin Ireland in 1963. The Leaders of the Easter Rising are buried here.