Easter Rising

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Easter Rising

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(Historical Terms) an armed insurrection in Dublin in 1916 against British rule in Ireland: the insurgents proclaimed the establishment of an independent Irish republic before surrendering, 16 of the leaders later being executed
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Tenders are invited for Manufacture, Supply, Management And Delivery Of Bi-Lingual Interpretative Signs, With Stands (Where Applicable) For Galway County Council~S 1916 Rising Heritage Trail.
THE political unrest that gripped Ireland after the 1916 Rising naturally had consequences for the playing of GAA fixtures.
International contributors in Irish history, Irish studies, medieval France, and Irish nationalism examine the relationship between France and Ireland, from the French Revolution to IrelandAEs 1916 Rising.
PRINCE Charles yesterday paid tribute to those who fought for Irish freedom in the 1916 Rising.
IT was only right the heroes of the 1916 Rising were commemorated at the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin yesterday.
This illustrious list included Henry Joy McCracken (1796), Charles Stewart Parnell (1881), Robert Emmet, and the leaders of the 1916 Rising, fourteen of whom were executed in the prison stone-breakers' yard.
Crowley, who works at the Pearse Museum, offers a pictorial history of the life of Patrick Pearse, the leader of the 1916 Rising in Ireland and signatory of the Irish Proclamation of Independence.
The War Of independence In Kildare" details the group of volunteers who followed the railway track into Dublin to partake in the 1916 rising.
There were minor scuffles on one of the city's main shopping streets before republicans laid a wreath at 16 Moore Street - the site where leaders of the 1916 Rising sought refuge and eventually surrendered after the shelling of the General Post Office.
There were scuffles on one of the city's main shopping streets, Henry Street, just off the main thoroughfare O'Connell Street, before republicans laid a wreath at 16 Moore Street - the site where leaders of the 1916 Rising sought refuge and eventually surrendered after the shelling of the GPO.
The new warning came as thousands of mainstream republicans supporting Sinn Fein and the peace process prepared to hold dozens of commemoration parades throughout Ireland to mark the 1916 Rising.
The area has considerable historic interest, encompassing much of the escape route from the GPO taken by the leaders of the 1916 Rising, and their final headquarters at 16 Moore Street.