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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.

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.

The commercial district of Dublin after British Army shelling, 1916

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“The commercial district of Dublin after British Army shelling, 1916”

Conter-order of Easter Rising by Eoin MacNeill.

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Conter-order of Easter Rising by Eoin MacNeill.

Patrick Pearse and Bachmann Turner Overdrive

Why Patrick Pearse, of the 1916 Easter Rising, is weeping at Bachmann Turner Overdrive …

The Easter Rising 1916 (real footage of aftermath) | A video about the reasons for and the results of the Easter Rising in Dublin in 1916.

The Easter Rising 1916 (real footage of aftermath)

A video about the reasons for and the results of the Easter Rising in Dublin in 1916.

Reproduction 1916 Rising Enlisted Man Irish Volunteers Uniform

Irish Volunteers Uniform 1916 Rising Enlisted Man

Reproduction 1916 Rising Enlisted Man Irish Volunteers Uniform

VIDEO: A Cork primary school has recreated the 1916 Easter Rising using Lego | JOE.ie using Lego

Lego 1916 The Movie

Stop frame made by 3rd class Sunday's Well BNS