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"An Account Of The Manner In Which Young Boys Are Made Into Soldiers": Na Fianna Éireann and the Making of Irish Masculinity

In 1911, the Irish Republican Brotherhood’s Irish Freedom newspaper featured an article on the training practices for young recruits used in the Japanese army. The methods used by the Japanese military, … 1,402 more words

Wild Atlantic Way: Roundstone to Galway

We were sorry to leave Roundstone as it had been a great base from which to explore the coastline of the Wild Atlantic Way and the strange, boggy heartland with its hidden tales of heroism and hardship. 1,006 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge :Half and Half

We came across this beautiful lawn in Dublin at the weekend, split in two by purple lavender.  This was taken in the extensive lawns and gardens surrounding the… 112 more words


Patrick Pearse and the Kinvara hero - 1919

Tuam Herald 22nd February 1919 p.4

Patrick Pearse was a barrister, but he may be said not to have practiced as he gave himself up to the work of education at which he was most successful. 87 more words

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From Art to Execution

BOOK REVIEW by Robert Butler

Rόisín Ní Ghairbhí, 16 Lives Willie Pearse,  The O’Brien Press, Dublin, 2015

ISBN: 978-1-84717-267-9

RRP: €12.99; epub  €10.99.

In the early hours of 4 May 1916, Willie Pearse and three of his colleagues were executed by firing squad for their part in the Easter Rising. 892 more words