The 1916 Easter Rising and Edward Daly in Dublin Ireland
The 1916 Easter Rising leader Edward Daly was an Irish soldier who fought the British troops in Dublin Ireland. The story of how the British troops went into houses in North King Street and massacred innocent men and boys. No one was punished.
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.
1919 – Two members of the RIC are shot dead by Irish Volunteers, including Seán Treacy and Dan Breen in an ambush at Soloheadbeg, Co Tipperary.
On the same day, the first Dáil was meeting, an ambush takes place at Soloheadbeg, Co Tipperary that is now seen as being the opening skirmish in the War of Independence, a war that would ultimately see much of Ireland gain independence from Britain. An unauthorised attack led by Seán Treacy and Dan Breen resulted…