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The Battle of Mount Street Bridge: Easter Rising 1916 - The Wild Geese Ireland 1916, Irish Independence, The Wild Geese, Easter Rising, Storyboard, Dublin, Battle, Bridge, History
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The Battle of Mount Street Bridge: Easter Rising 1916

The Battle of Mount Street Bridge is a part of the 1916 Easter Rising that is rarely mentioned. Yet this battle is surely one that should have been at the for…

Máire Comerford with other Cumann na mBan women circa She worked as a Sinn Féin propagandist during the War of Independence (Pic: RTÉ Stills Library) Ireland 1916, Irish Independence, Family History Book, History Books, Easter Rising, Erin Go Bragh, Dublin City, Irish Celtic, Black And White Pictures
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Cumann na mBan: Forgotten Heroes of the Easter Rising

Women from all walks of life, all over Ireland, were just as interested in Irish Independence as their male counterparts in the Irish Volunteers, The Citizen A…

Eoin MacNeill: The Man Who Tried to Stop the Easter Rising - The Wild Geese Ireland 1916, Irish Independence, The Wild Geese, Easter Rising, Local History, The Man, Celtic, Ancestry, People
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Eoin MacNeill: The Man Who Tried to Stop the Easter Rising

Eoin MacNeill was born in County Antrim on May 15, 1869, the second-youngest child in a family that consisted of five boys and three girls. His father, Archib…

For the first time in since descendants of Colonel Thomas J Kelly and Captain Timothy Deasy meet. This happened at the grave of Colonel Kelly. Irish Independence, Descendants, Sunday, Easter, Meet, Domingo, Easter Activities
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Kelly and Deasy Descendants Meet on Easter Sunday 2015

For the first time in since 1867, descendants of Colonel Thomas J Kelly and Captain Timothy Deasy meet. This happened at the grave of Colonel Kelly. Erica Vei…

Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Éamon de Valera - The Wild Geese Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Irish Independence, The Wild Geese, Easter Rising, Old Irish, Irish Art, Irish News, Irish Times
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Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Éamon de Valera

Éamon de Valera is a man that has enjoyed iconic status in the Irish history books for more reasons than being one of the Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising. He…

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 Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Sir Roger Casement

Roger David Case (later known as Sir Roger Casement) was born in Doyle’s Cottage, Lawson Terrace, Sandycove, South Dublin. His father was Captain Roger Caseme…

Liam Neeson’s 1916 Rising series to reach record number of.: Liam Neeson’s 1916 Rising series to reach record number of US… Liam Neeson, Kristen Stewart, Ireland 1916, Irish Independence, Irish Songs, The Wild Geese, Easter Rising, Irish Times, Michael Collins
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Priceless Easter Rising Footage Made Available Online

A priceless film archive which includes extensive footage of the Easter Rising and its aftermath has been released online by British Pathé. The multimedia reso…

size: Photographic Print: Michael Collins in the Uniform of the Irish Republican Army, by Irish Photographer : Michael Collins, Irish Celtic, Irish Men, Celtic Art, Commonwealth, Ireland 1916, Irish Independence, Irish Republican Army, Easter Rising
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Michael Collins: A Young Captain in the 1916 Easter Rising

Michael Collins was the youngest son of a farmer, born in the west of the County of Cork, Ireland, in 1890. The Collins were relatively prosperous, as poor f…

Michael Collins, was an Irish revolutionary leader, Minister for Finance & Teachta Dala (TD) for Cork South in the First Dail of Director of Intelligence for the IRA, & member of the Irish delegation during the Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations. Michael Collins, Highlands, Dublin, Ireland 1916, Irish Free State, Irish Independence, Irish Republican Army, The Ira, Irish Eyes Are Smiling
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Michael Collins: Saga of Heroism Against Daunting Odds

In his book Ireland – A History, Robert Kee describes Collins thus: Of all the many rebel leaders to shine out of Irish history only one stands out as a rea…

Transcript: Interactive Discussion on Ireland's Easter Rising Quiz -- Easter Rising Leaders: Who am I? Dublin, Easter Monday, Take On the Briti… Irish Independence, The Wild Geese, Easter Rising, Easter Monday, Ireland, Monster Trucks, Songs, History, Historia
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Focus On: Remembering the Easter Rising of 1916

Transcript: Interactive Discussion on Ireland's Easter Rising Quiz -- Easter Rising Leaders: Who am I? Dublin, Easter Monday, 1916: 1,700 Take On the Briti…

Statue of "The Dying Cuchulain" by Oliver Sheppard now at the GPO, Dublin. Irish Celtic, Celtic Art, Irish Mob, Dublin, Irish Mythology, Easter Rising, Chinese Dragon Tattoos, Legends And Myths, Public Art
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The Poet

On Easter Monday 1916 one of the most important events in the long, tortuous history of Ireland took place. The event, so shocking and bold, is still debated…

I See His Blood Upon The Rose poem by Joseph Mary Plunkett. I see his blood upon the roseAnd in the stars the glory of his eyesHis body gleams amid eternal snows. Irish Republican Brotherhood, Irish Republican Army, Rose Poems, Roisin Dubh, Eternal Snow, Irish Independence, The Wild Geese, Easter Rising, Irish Language
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Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Joseph Mary Plunkett

Joseph Mary Plunkett (Seosamh Máire Pluincéid) is one of the least known leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising. He is perhaps one of a the few people that Seán Mac…

Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: James Connolly - The Wild Geese. He got my Great granda to Scotland after the rising. In a cargo barrel. Ireland 1916, Irish Independence, The Wild Geese, Easter Rising, Erin Go Bragh, Michael Collins, Al Capone, Irish Roots, Magical Forest
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Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: James Connolly

James Connolly (Séamas Ó Conghaile) is one of the handful of men who share the dubious honour of being placed in the iconic status categories in the Irish his…

Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Patrick Pearse - The Wild Geese Ireland 1916, Irish Independence, The Wild Geese, Easter Rising, Michael Collins, Irish Men, History Books, Freedom, Women
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Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Patrick Pearse

Pádraig Pearse (Patrick Henry Pearse) is one only a handful of men who have enjoyed the dubious honour of becoming an iconic status in Irish History books b…

Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Sean Connolly - The Wild Geese Old Irish, Irish Celtic, Ireland 1916, Ireland Map, History Books, Family History, Irish Republican Brotherhood, Irish Independence, Kilmainham Gaol
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Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Sean Connolly

Sean Connolly was born in Sandymount, Dublin in 1883. His family had been driven off their land during the Land League era. Connolly and all his siblings we…