The names of the contributors to ‘Signatories’ guarantee material of the highest quality.
What is so refreshing about this narrative of the Easter Rising is its clear-eyed honesty about how ill-prepared the insurgents were to take on the British.
John Clarke had an extraordinary knowledge of and enthusiasm about his Irish family tree.
This book provides information about the backgrounds of each of the 7 signatories , and much more….
Eoin Hahessy’s insightful, low-budget film, Michael, They’ve Shot Them, is to be shown on RTE 1
CVIA program of events to commemorate the 1916 Easter Rising.
A man who strode the world stage as a courageous reforming anti-colonialist.
Brian Gillespie’s new play, Convicted on a Comma: The Trial of Roger Casement generated a deal of interestand many new patrons for Bloomsday. Among them were a couple who identified themselves as relatives. When a second couple did the same, it was assumed that parties were talking about the original family members, so it …
A Traveller’s Tale by Historian, Dianne Hall April 2016 was a great time to be visiting Dublin, not only was the weather good, but the energy and enthusiasm in commemorating the events of the 1916 Rising was infectious. While I was not in town for the official events at Easter, I was standing outside the …
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 …