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Easter Rising Commemoration

One-hundred and one years ago, Irish Nationalists seized the GPO in Dublin and proclaimed an Irish Republic. They held out for five days before being forced to surrender by British Army troops. 115 more words

Easter Rising

1916 The Irish Rebellion, narrated by Liam Neeson, tells the story of the 1916 Easter Rising, when actors, poets, teachers and socialist workers took on the British Empire.

Listen Back: 16th Apr 2017 - RTE Radio 1 - The History Show (Easter Sunday)

The History Show

A special Easter Sunday programme looking at Ireland in 1917 – a year on from the Rising, with historian Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh; playwright Philip Orr; and poet Dermot Bolger. 714 more words


Diary 7th February 2016

Well I had a half half good and bad night. What I mean by this is that I had a dream whereby I was being diagnosed with cancer of the Colon which my Uncle Reggie went with, then I was diagnosed with heart cancer(which I don’t think it exists – to my knowledge anyways) also diagnosed with the head, something like that. 53 more words


A Tribute To The Irish Community Butte Montana 1916-1919

This was the the third exhibition by a female Irish artist I saw at the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin last Sunday. On display were cartoonish like drawings based on the family history of the artist – … 353 more words


There’s A Lot To Talk About

Dublin has been on my list for a long time and last weekend I finally got there. It was a treat timed to coincide with my birthday and one of the benefits of living only ten minutes from an airport, is that we were in the city centre in time for breakfast. 992 more words