The 1916 Rising

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“I Die that the nation may live. Damn your concessions England, we want our country” = Sean MacDiarmada, 1916 Easter Rising Irish Celtic, Irish Men, Irish American, American Women, American Art, American History, Ireland 1916, Rise Quotes, Irish Independence
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“Damn your concessions England, we want our country! - Sean Mac Diarmada #EasterRising #Ireland2016”

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.

Maud Gonne McBride on Red Cross duty during the Irish Civil War. Date: 4 July 1922 NLI Ref. Irish Nationalism, Ireland 1916, Celtic Pride, History Taking, Erin Go Bragh, Michael Collins, Ireland Homes, Historical Photos, The Past

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Maud Gonne McBride on Red Cross duty during the Irish Civil War. Date: 4 July 1922 NLI Ref.: HOG197

The GPO, Dublin, Destroyed By British Occupation Forces, 1916

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Lieutenant Michael Malone led sixteen Volunteers from “C” company, battalion towards Mount Street Bridge, a key crossing point into Dublin city. Their orders: to prevent British reinforcements from entering Dublin City Ireland 1916, Irish Independence, Liverpool Docks, Southern Ireland, Easter Rising, Michael Collins, Corner House, Irish Celtic, Fighting Irish
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“…shot through the head leading a rush on a fortified corner house”

A nice piece this, an eyewitness account from Captain A.A Dickson of the Sherwood Foresters. It, and other accounts like it, are available in ‘True World War I Stories’ published by Rob…

Folk song Kevin Barry - about a hero of Irish independence

Folk song Kevin Barry - about a hero of Irish independence

A folk song about Kevin Barry, a hero of Irish independence. He was just 18 when he was captured and executed by the British.

On the of April 1916 the Irish Volunteers and Citizen Army occupied… Old Pictures, Old Photos, Irish Independence, Easter Rising, Old Irish, Ares, Timeline Photos, History Books, Image Shows
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Part of O’Connell Street (the upper end, I think), central Dublin, after the Easter Rising, 1916 Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Ireland Travel, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Ireland Pictures, Irish Independence, Castle Series, Easter Rising
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Part of O'Connell Street, Dublin, after the Easter Rising, 1916 [960x822]

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The Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Sir Roger Casement - The Wild Geese Roger Casement, Ireland 1916, Irish Independence, The Wild Geese, Belgian Congo, Man Of Mystery, Easter Rising, Irish Language, Erin Go Bragh
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“The incorrigible Irishman” who was “Hanged by a Comma”

We are fast approaching the 100th anniversary of the Easter 1916 Rising in Ireland. How do you mark such an event? Do you trace your finger along the bullet hole marks in the pillars outside of the…

The Imperial Hotel, Clery's, and Sackville Street: The Digital Repository launched 40 “Photographs of Dublin City Centre after the 1916 Rebellion" taken by Limerick antiquarian and engineer Thomas Joh Dublin Street, Dublin City, Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Easter Rising, Images Of Ireland, Ireland Pictures, Irish News, Imperial Hotel
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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.

ON All Saints Eve Sir Roger Casement arrived in Berlin. He had travelled from America, via Kristiania (now Oslo) and has been variously described as an ambassador, emissary and representative of the Revolutionary Directory of Clan na Gael in New York. Roger Casement, Berlin, Easter Rising, Irish News, Erin Go Bragh, Vintage Photos, Handsome, History, Free State
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Casement's final voyage

ON All Saints Eve 1914, Sir Roger Casement arrived in Berlin. He had travelled from America, via Kristiania (now Oslo) and has been variously described as an ambassador, emissary and representative of the Revolutionary Directory of Clan na Gael in New York.

Joseph Mary Plunkett November 1887 – 4 May was an Irish nationalist, poet, journalist, and a leader of the 1916 Easter Rising. Local History, World History, Modern History, Roisin Dubh, Irish Independence, Easter Rising, Scotland History, Erin Go Bragh, Irish Men
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The Circle And The Sword [by Joseph Mary Plunkett] [1919]

Joseph Mary Plunkett [21 November 1887 – 4 May 1916] was an Irish nationalist, poet, journalist, and a leader of the 1916 Easter Rising. Plunkett was one of the original members of the IRB Military Committee that was responsible for planning the Easter Rising, and it was largely his plan that was followed. Shortly before the rising was to begin, Plunkett was hospitalised following a turn for the worse in his health. He had an operation on his neck glands days before Easter and had to…

Local residents' memories of rationing in Stoneybatter Dublin 7 Ireland during World War Two. Memories of The Emergency during The Glimmerman, bomb shelters, bombs in the Strand and Phoenix Park in Dublin by German planes.

Ireland During The Emergency and World War 2

Local residents' memories of rationing in Stoneybatter Dublin 7 Ireland during World War Two. They talk of The Emergency during WW2. Also learn about The Glimmer man, bomb shelters, bombs in the Strand and Phoenix Park in Dublin by German planes.

First dail - Michael Collins (Irish leader) - Wikipedia Michael Collins, Ireland 1916, Irish People, Old Photos, History, Dublin, Lineage, Belfast, Funeral
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Michael Collins (Irish leader)