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Easter Rising is one of the most momentous Irish rebellions in its long, tortuous and bloody history. It caught the British by surprise (despite the Castle knowing all there was to know about the planned exertion) and lasted from April 24th to April 29th, before being defeated by the British Army under General Maxwell. 1,054 more words
The 2018 William (Billy) English Memorial Lecture: 'The Rise of de Valera, 1882-1932: the making of the Chief'
Wednesday, 25 April, at 8.30pm in the Wineport Lodge
Talk by David McCullagh
Summary How did Éamon de Valera emerge from obscurity to become the undisputed leader of Irish nationalism during the War of Independence? 145 more words