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Portrait of a patriot – Thomas Kent

Portrait of a patriot – Thomas Kent

A Book Review by Renée Huish Meda Ryan: 16 Lives: Thomas Kent, O’Brien Press, Dublin, 2016. ISBN: 9781847172655 RRP: €14.99 paperback; €10.99 ePub. In the wake of The Easter Rising in Ireland in April 1916 fourteen men were executed by firing squad at Kilmainham gaol in Dublin. Thomas Kent was executed in Cork. All the firing squad executions … Continue reading

Terror at the GPO – The 1916 Easter Rising: Australasian Perspectives

Terror at the GPO – The 1916 Easter Rising: Australasian Perspectives

Event:  Terror at the GPO – The 1916 Easter Rising: Australasian Perspectives Presenter: Dr Guy Beiner Where: Fritz Loewe Theatre, McCoy Building, Cnr Swanston and Elgin Streets, Carlton. When: Thursday 
7th Apr 2016 – 6:00–7:00 pm Cost: Free Public Lecture. Further information: email: jacksonb@unimelb.edu.au; (03) 8344 1521 Our understanding of the Easter Rising is, at least in part, a historical myth through … Continue reading