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As someone who has been a long term student of Irish history, I have been looking forward to the centennial celebration for years and years. At first, I thought I’d have to watch it from afar – and I still may yet have to do that, but the goal is to spend about a month wandering through the whole of the Emerald Isle before culminating in Dublin for the 100 year commemoration of the Easter Rising. 724 more words
BOOK REVIEW by Felicity Allen
Brian Hughes: 16 Lives: Michael Mallin, The O’Brien Press, Ireland, 2014
RRP: €12.99 (paperback).
Hughes’ book directs attention away from the better known Easter Rising struggle in the Dublin GPO and towards St Stephen’s Green, a park in the centre of Dublin close to major transport hubs. 994 more words