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What makes a small place so special?

So there was this conversation about what was the true Connemara – was it the mist-covered mountains, was it the bogs and the myriad lakes, was it the stone walls and the little fields or was it… 329 more words

Gaeltacht

Sinéad O'Connor And The Chieftains - The Foggy Dew

This is a great rendition of the famous rebel ballad. The movie footage helps the atmosphere. Heady days indeed.

Rebel Voice Music

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

Writing

"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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