Tags » Easter Rising

Questioning Minister for Defence on the role that the defence forces will play in the Easter Rising Commemorations

On Wednesday the 18  February 2015, I questioned the Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney, on what role the Defence forces will play on the 100 year anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising. 87 more words

Local News

Clio: Sing to me of the the past.

Irish Revolution (1916)

I want to plug The Irish Storytelling Evening on March 14, 7PM at Fort Hunter Barn, Dauphin County PA. It is sponsored by The Susquehanna Storytellers, a group that promotes and supports storytellers and listeners in the Susquhanna valley. 489 more words


Paddy McGrath: an Easter Rising veteran executed by De Valera

It is well known that those who saw service during the Easter Rising in 1916 and were executed, were summarily tried by a military tribunal, shot, then buried in unmarked graves. 621 more words


Master O'Toole of Rathvilly

Full title: Edward O’Toole, 1860-1943: Rathvilly schoolteacher and nationalist

Creator / Author: Eileen McGregor

Item Type / Page count: Book Chapter / 36pp

When Published: 196 more words

West Wicklow Studies

2016 take 4

Oh Sinn Fein…

You are making the centenary pretty hard on those of us who live over the puddle and can’t spend 8 weeks in Ireland. 220 more words


The Doctor’s Garden

Undoubtedly this was the walled market garden of Ardglass Castle built in 1839, according to the date in the cobbles at the front, by Major Beauclerk. 1,465 more words
Coney Island And Ardglass