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1916 Easter Rising

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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, Irish Independence, Irish Republican Army, Easter Rising, Irish Warrior, Irish People, Michael Collins, Northern Ireland

The Irish War of Independence and Kevin Barry

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

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, Kilmainham Gaol, Irish Independence, Irish Republican Army, Easter Rising, Irish People, Erin Go Bragh

The 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland With Tom and Kathleen Clarke

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

This is Padraig Pearse. He helped to lead the Easter Rising in 1916 in Ireland. This lead to the Irish War of Independence, which got Ireland its (partial) freedom which it has today. Pearse also. Ireland 1916, Ireland Map, Irish Images, Easter Rising, Irish Language, Michael Collins, The Valiant, Ireland Homes, Irish Blessing


To the men and women that stay up with you on those late, assiduous nights, coaxing you into an awe....

Conflict between soldiers and civilians on the streets of Dublin during the 1916 Easter Rising. Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Ireland Map, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Irish Independence, Easter Rising, Black History Month, Women In History

A Young Nationalist in the Easter Rising

Anthony Fletcher uses the papers of his artistic great-aunt, who, as a young nationalist, wrote an eyewitness account of the Easter Rising, to explore her youthful patriotism and vigorous activism.

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Story of the Surrender

Miss Elizabeth O’Farrell’s Story of the Surrender 'On Thursday afternoon (of Easter 1916) it became evident that the G.P.O. could not be much longer held. The members of the Cumann na mBan, with three exceptions, left by Commandant Pearse’s orders. The three who remained were: Miss Winifred Carney, Miss Julia Grenan and myself. About 8 o’clock on Friday evening, April the 28th 1916, the building being entirely in flames, we retreated from there under very heavy fire...