"Sinn Fein Rebellion Handbook, Easter, 1916. A Complete and Connected Narrative of the Rising, with Detailed Accounts of the Fighting at all Points.The Easter Rising of 1916 was another traumatic event in Irish history which helps to illustrate the connection between history and song. This exhibition pairs a magazine publication of a year later devoted exclusively to the Rising with a later songbook devoted to the songs of 1916."
This is Richard (Risteárd) Mulcahy and his wife Josephine (or Min) Ryan, who was a teacher and political activist. Following the death of Michael Collins on 22 August 1922, Mulcahy was catapulted into the role of National Army Commander-in-Chief. This photo was probably taken at Lissenfield House beside Portobello Barracks. The family moved here for security reasons. Date: Friday, 15 September 1922 NLI Ref.: HOG66
Dublin 1916 Then & Now - Pictures from the 1916 Rising
All the text and photographs below have been compiled by Derek Molyneux and his daughter Shannon. Well done to them both, they have and are doing outstanding work in remembering the 1916 Rising. The Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation are thankful for their support and we congratulate them on a great work in progress.. Derek
Proclamation issued by E.G. Swifte, Chief Divisional Magistrate of the Dublin Metropolitan Police District (and shareholder in the Dublin United Tramways Company). This was an attempt to stop the huge public meeting that Jim Larkin had called for, planned to take place on Sackville Street on Sunday 31st August. Larkin publicly burned this proclamation on the day it was issued... Date: Friday, 29 August 1913 Printed by: Alex. Thom & Co., Abbey Street, Dublin (for HMSO) Size: 61 x…