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The Plough and The Stars - playing the long bawl

The other night my wife and I took ourselves off to the National Theatre in London to watch The Plough and the Stars, Seán O’Casey’s epic play about the 1916 Easter Rising. 1,140 more words


September Talk: '1916 in Irish History and Memory'

This month’s talk was entitled ‘1916 in Irish History and Memory’ and was given by Dr Tomás Irish, lecturer in Modern History at Swansea University. 199 more words

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REVIEW: Easter Rising Saoirse V2 E-Liquid

Recently while I was browsing Republic Of Vape, I came across the Easter Rising E-liquid brand.  Easter Rising has a VG only range of e-liquids and five different flavours.   178 more words

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The Count, Countess and Tommy

Following the great success of The Great War Roadshow at the Red Line Book Festival in 2014, we are delighted to welcome a new musical show, written by RTE broadcaster and historian Myles Dungan, to this year’s festival programme. 97 more words


Easter 1916

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Shot 10/9; book challenge day 18 of 30/35

Book Challenge 2016

September 8, 1916

Sandwiched between an advertorial promoting Doan’s Backache Kidney Pills and a lineage advert for ‘dark green paper blinds’ being sold by the Ashbourne Telegraph’s stationery department was a single paragraph, with no headline, announced that Trooper E H Carter of Mappleton had been wounded in action on August 25. 696 more words