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"Easter Week 1916" from the April 1936 edition of "The Labour Monthly" reflecting on the 20th Anniversary of the Easter Rising.

From The April 1936 edition of “The Labour Monthly” (a magazine associated with The Communist Party of Great Britain) an article reflecting on the 20th Anniversary of  the Easter Rising. 43 more words

Irish Politics

1916 centenary a time to build new Ireland based on equality - McGuinness

Sinn Féin MLA Martin McGuinness has said the centenary of the 1916 Rising is a time to build a new Ireland based on equality and partnership. 259 more words


1916 Letters

The Letters of 1916 project is a crowd-sourced* collection of letters written around the time of the Easter Rising in Ireland. The Easter Rising was an attempted… 2,060 more words

Digital Arts & Humanities

Tom Clarke

On this day in 1857 Thomas James Clarke was born to Irish parents at Hurst Castle in Hampshire, England. It’s more than a little ironic that one of the biggest strategists behind Ireland’s future revolution was born on English soil. 1,056 more words


The Proclamation & William Henry West

The Proclamation first read aloud by Pearse on the steps of the GPO on Easter Monday is a document synonymous with Easter Week and the birth of the modern Irish State. 1,010 more words

Dublin History

Long Way to Tipperary

Nine decades of silence, indifference and frequent contempt have been heaped upon the memory of the part Ireland played in the British war effort during the great conflagration of the First World War – not by its disgruntled old colonial overlord, but by the Irish state itself. 410 more words