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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


April 29, 2015: Thanks to the King of Miracles

I watch them talk, huddled over their coffee, whispering and laughing.
They look like old lovers, best friends reunited.

They are trading war stories.

The smoke in the air is not from cigarettes. 155 more words

Strange News

History - Patrick Pearse

In history we were told that we had to do a four page essay on somebody involved in the 1916.  I don’t really want to because irish history is boring but i did it anyways on Patrick Pearse.   110 more words

School Work

Strange Thing I Am

I have often wondered how it came to be that Irish Victorians, that is to say all people born in Ireland between the years of 1837 to 1901, considered themselves Irish. 995 more words


Thomas Ashe

Thomas Ashe (12th January 1885 – 25th September 1917) was a member of the Gaelic League, the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB) and a founding member of the Irish Volunteers. 282 more words


A chat with Filmmaker - Patrick Pearse

Two weeks ago I was on a Virgin Australia Flight to New Zealand and came across a film called Première. Although I had no idea what or who it was about I pressed play and hoped for the best. 651 more words