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…
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
1916 Rising photos never before seen publicly revealed | IrishCentral.com
Limerick historian documented Dublin in ruins after the Easter rebellion in collection of captivating photographs.
1867 – Scottish Provincial Assurance Co., O’Connell St., Dublin
Architect: Sir Thomas Newenham Deane Constructed on the site of Drogheda House, the house occupied by the Earl of Drogheda. O’Connell Street, previously Sackville Street, was previously Drogh…