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#Ireland: Friendship with #Britain ‘must not stop Easter Rising celebration’

A leading Irish historian has expressed concern that Ireland’s current friendship with Britain may curtail the centenary celebrations of the Easter Rising.

There has been an increased concern by some groups in Ireland that the memories of the men and women who fought for their country nearly a hundred years ago, will not be properly honoured because of Ireland’s current strong relationship with Britain. 487 more words


A Socialist Insurgent

BOOK REVIEW by Bill Anderson

This book is part of a series, 16 Lives, all being reviewed by Tinteán reviewers.

Lorcan Collins: James Connolly: 16 Lives… 954 more words


Brutalised by Prison, and with a Thirst for Revenge

BOOK REVIEW by Peter Kiernan

A review in the Series 16 Lives, commemorating those who were executed after the Easter Rising.

Helen Litton: 16 LIVES: Thomas Clarke,  1,293 more words


Turbulent Times

Most of our second day in Dublin was devoted to learning more about the Easter Rising of 1916 and the War of Independence a few years later which led to the establishment of the Irish Free State and then the Republic of Ireland as we know it today. 283 more words

Green Fields

Tell me of the Easter fields.

Tell me of the martyrs,
Untamed by rope and chains
and whips,
Broken from their cages.

Tell me of the rebels, 35 more words


The Guns of Ireland

“What about musicals?” Jeff asked.

“I’ve written one. And starred in a few. Why?” I said.

“Because I have an idea for one. Like, a really good idea. 323 more words

Feature Film Script: Two Promises

The first feature length script I wrote was originally going to be called The Land I Loved.

The title came from the song by Tommy Makem: “That Land I love So Well”. 3,733 more words