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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Saoradh - Irish for "liberation" - will come to Glasgow this weekend for an event to commemorate the Easter rising.
Conlan, whose father is from Dublin, entered the ring to the song Grace about the wife of one of the 1916 Easter Rising leaders.
| 1862: New Orleans falls to Union forces during US Civil War | 1916: Irish republicans abandon the post office in Dublin and surrender unconditionally, marking the end of the Easter Rising | 1945: US Army liberates 31,601 in Nazi concentration camp in Dachau, Germany | 1975: Vietnam War: US begins to evacuate its citizens from Saigon in response to advancing North Vietnamese forces, bringing an end to US involvement in the war | 1990: Wrecking cranes began tearing down the Berlin Wall at the Brandenburg Gate | 1991: Cyclone strikes the Chittagong district in Bangladesh, killing 139,000 people | 1997: The Chemical Weapons Convention of 1993 comes into force, outlawing production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons among its signatories.
Violence broke out just before the crowd marched towards the city's cemetery in honour of those that died in the Easter Rising and the Battle of Somme.
Based on a conference of the same name, held in November 2016 in Galway, Ireland, this book consists of six plenary addresses (some revised) on national sovereignty and how the Irish State has delivered on the aspirations of the Easter Rising of 1916.
This year marks the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising which sparked the journey towards Irish independence.
Kevin Vickers helped subdue a demonstrator who began chanting "insult" at the service commemorating more than 100 British soldiers killed trying to suppress the Easter Rising a century ago.
PUPILS at St Patricks Catholic School created a mini-documentary on the Easter Rising.
TODAY marks the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising as more events are held to commemorate the rebellion.
HUNDREDS of thousands of people lined the streets of Dublin for a huge military parade to mark 100 years since the Easter Rising against British rule.
BRENDAN O'CARROLL: MY FAMILY AT WAR (BBC2, Wednesday, 9pm) MRS BROWN writer and comedian Brendan O'Carroll, below, gets serious to tell the story of the Irish Easter Rising of 1916 and the part his own family played in it.