The 24th April 1916 is the actual date of the Easter Rising in Dublin.
This lecture will examine the Rising from two perspectives: as a ‘theatre of war’ and as re-enactment.
Did the leaders of the Rising fully expect civilians, including children, to die for the cause?
it was a terrible beauty because of the fundamental transformation of the legend of Ireland and her people which it initiated and the transition to a new Ireland which it inaugurated – for Ireland was indeed to be ‘changed, changed utterly’.
Fuair gach meánscoil cuireadh teacht go Baile Átha Cliath ar an 7ú lá de Mhárta.
22nd Australasian Irish Studies Conference.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org; (03) 8344 1521 Our understanding of the Easter Rising is, at least in part, a historical myth through …
The tumultuous days of the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin – a pivotal moment in the Irish struggle for independence from Great Britain – is commemorated in this display
The Easter Rising of 1916 is a key event in the Revolutionary decade, 1913-23, and in Irish and world history.
The films in the festival shine a light on contemporary Ireland.