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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Instead came the Easter Rebellion of 1916, the Irish War of Independence, the partition of the island between the independent Republic and Northern Ireland (part of the UK), the Irish Civil War, and three decades of terrorist war in Northern Ireland that only ended 20 years ago.
1916: The Easter rebellion began in Dublin against British rule in Ireland (ended on April 29).
The Easter Rising, or Easter Rebellion, took place in Ireland in which year?
As well as communication with other parts of the country being temporarily severed, the Easter rebellion also resulted in "the absence of the daily papers; the disappearance of the police; the cessation of the tramcar and other wheeled traffic; the problem of getting house supplies; the total stoppage of business; the vague and often alarming reports of casualties; the paucity of authentic information; the unfamiliar and menacing detonations, night and day, of rifles, Maxims and the heavy guns" (92).
She then outlines the events leading to the Easter Rebellion of 1916, including the crucial events of Thursday through Saturday prior to Easter.
And O'Reilly is not the only Fox News host calling for modern-day Easter rebellion.
Ithat for the the 1916: The Easter rebellion began in Dublin against British rule in Ireland (ended on April 29).
Such is often the case of works in the field of Irish history, where it would seem as if all aspects of Irish history climaxed in either the Easter Rebellion of 1916 or the "Troubles" of Northern Ireland in the last half of the twentieth century.
In the public's eye, the Easter rebellion at the toll booths has now resulted in more toll takers keeping their jobs - at the rich rates mentioned above.
Historian Dudley's 1977 biography of the contentious Irish patriot won the 1978 National University of Ireland Prize for Irish Historical Research, and is re-issued to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rebellion.