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Lakhoni - Third Check In

Reading through this book I have returned to the idea that children of different times seem to always have had it harder.  The book covers the troubles of a fifteen year old in a somewhat unnamed time period, but it feels like it was a long time ago.  334 more words


Rebel Sisters Book Launch

I was very honoured to have my book launch for my big 1916 book, Rebel Sisters, held in Dublin’s National Library on Thursday 4th February 2016. 285 more words


Garden of Remembrance

The Horticulture class is commemorating the 1916 Rising by growing plants that were for sale to the public in April/May 1916. These plants were advertised in the Irish Independent of the time in a column entitled… 176 more words


8 February 1916 - Lighting Orders in the West Midlands

In the aftermath of the Zeppelin raids on 31 January- 1 February, local councils have been discussing their response. Today lighting orders came into force in the West Midlands. 74 more words

Home Front

7 February 1916 - First Single Seat Fighter Squadron

After a long period of training at Houndslow Heath, 24 Squadron arrives at St Omer to begin its duty at the front under the command of Major Lanoe Hawker. 195 more words


The John Kenny Story

Part 14 The Second Secret Mission: Delivers Over $350,000 to Irish Volunteers Headquarters to Fund Uprising

A few weeks later, in November, Kenny was asked to undertake another mission. 1,641 more words

John Kenny

1916: Home: 2016

‘1916: Home: 2016′ is a national and international programme of multi-disciplinary research and creative arts projects. ‘1916: Home: 2016’ focuses on two key anniversaries occurring in 2016 within the frame of Ireland’s current Decade of Centenaries: the centenary of Easter Rising and the 20-year anniversary of the closing of the Republic of Ireland’s last Magdalene Laundry. 69 more words