The History Press | The 1916 Easter Rising
Learn more about The Easter Rising, an armed insurrection against the occupying British government in Ireland during Easter Week, April 1916.
Dublin Bread Company
The remains of the Dublin Bread Company at 6-7 Lower Sackville Street (now O'Connell Street) after the Easter Rising in 1916. Date: Definitely May 1916, if not the very end of April NLI Ref.: KE 115
What's wrong with my stamp? Condition is key for a collection
The March 26 Refresher Course addressed condition problems that affect the appearance, and therefore the value of a stamp. That article described and illustrated aspects of condition that impact color, perforations and paper, but there are other condition factors to watch for when acquiring stamps for your collection.
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.
About UsThe I.V.C.O. is a non-political, non-profit organisation dedicated to recording and preserving the history and artifacts of the Irish Volunteers in the years 1913-1922.The events which took place in this decade – the fight for Irish independence, the founding of the
The 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland With James Connolly
James Connolly was one of the signatories of the Irish Proclamation which was declared during the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin. James Connolly was also the founder and leader of the Irish Citizen Army.
This Day in History: Apr 24, 1916: Easter Rebellion begins
On this day in 1916, on Easter Monday in Dublin, the Irish Republican Brotherhood, a secret organization of Irish nationalists led by Patrick Pearse, launches the so-called Easter Rebellion, an armed uprising against British rule. Assisted by militant Irish socialists under James Connolly, Pearse and his fellow Republicans rioted and attacked British provincial government headquarters across Dublin and seized the Irish capital's General Post Office. Following these successes, they proclaimed…
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 …