BOOK REVIEW by Brian Gillespie Angus Mitchell (ed.): One Bold Deed of Open Treason: The Berlin Diary of Roger Casement 1914-1916. Dublin, Merrion Press, 2016. ISBN: 978-1-78537-056-4 (p.b.); 978178537-057-1 (h.b.) RRP: €17.50–€45.00 This book is a terrific insight into Roger Casement’s eighteen month stay in Germany from 1914-16. Taken directly from his diaries and superbly put together by …
Despite having the word ‘rebels’ in the novel’s title, the Gifford sisters’ active engagement in the Rising is downplayed.
Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising helped to shape political forces in Australia at a crucial time in our own national history.
A Feature by Desmond Fennell I believe the best way to honour the men of 1916 is to recall periodically what they were about and to consider its continuing relevance to us. Those who were articulate—who wrote and spoke for all of them—were by their own words humanists who directed their efforts to restoring …
This is an outstanding example of citizen journalism at its very best.
A small number of citizens of Irish extraction decided that it was better to fight for Ireland than for the Empire
Yes – 1916 was the great break with the past!
It is important that in remembering and commemorating what happened that we don’t glorify or justify it.
This lecture will examine the Rising from two perspectives: as a ‘theatre of war’ and as re-enactment.
Save the Dates! Bloomsday in Melbourne and the Easter Rising 1916 Centenary Commemorations