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On This Day - 5 May 1916 William Evelyn Wylie and the court-martial of William Corrigan

There were many unsung heroes of the 1916 Rising. The courageous Nurse Elizabeth O’Farrell, for example, who risked her life to carry Pearse’s flag of truce along Moore Street, and then took his surrender note, under heavy fire, to the remaining Volunteer garrisons. 670 more words

Sunlight & Shadow - A Book Launch, Talk and Concert

Event: Sunlight & Shadow – Book Launch, Talk and Concert

Where: Pearse Museum, St. Enda’s Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

When: Saturday 22nd April 2017        7.30pm – 9.30pm… 111 more words

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Sisters of the Revolutionaries: The Story of Margaret and Mary Brigid Pearse.

Event: Book launch – Sisters of the Revolutionaries: The Story of Margaret and Mary Brigid Pearse” by Teresa and Mary Louise O’Donnell.
Guest Speaker: Mr Brian Crowley, Curator of the Pearse Museum.
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Writing: Act I is giving me trouble...

While I was on vacation over Christmas, I took an opportunity to review all of my notes for the actual events of the Uprising and to organize the events into some preliminary scene summaries. 455 more words

1916

"The Mother" by Patrick Pearse

The Mother

I do not grudge them: Lord, I do not grudge
My two strong sons that I have seen go out
To break their strength and die, they and a few,
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1916

Thank you, dear Reader

This is a bit of a meandering story (with one new, previously unseen video), to while away some of the time between Christmas and the New Year. 1,631 more words

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Last Words, Liberty Hall

Liberty Hall, once described by the Irish Times as ‘the centre of social anarchy in Ireland’, it was the headquarters of the Irish Citizen Army and a focal point for radical politics in the years leading up to the Rising of 1916. 377 more words

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