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Historian Dudley's 1977 biography of the contentious Irish patriot won the 1978 National University of Ireland Prize for Irish Historical Research, and is re-issued to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rebellion.
The thematic chapters of this short book examine in turn the interplay between geography, landscape and memory; visual representations of the war in the form of recruiting posters; war memorials and rituals of remembrance; literary texts; and the memory of the 1916 Easter Rebellion.
Max Caulfield in his 1963 work, The Easter Rebellion, included a number of references:
BEHIND BARS: Irish prisoners, includng Michael Collins marked with an X, line a gallery of Stafford Jail in 1916; ACTION STATIONS: Above a Dublin armoured car from 1920, right, an IRA Flying Column; BIRTH OF A NATION: Dubliners walk through the ruins of the Dublin Post Office on May 4, 1916, just over a week after The Easter Rebellion on Easter Monday, April 24, 1916; BRITISH PRESENCE: Black and Tans patrol through a village around 1921
Vividly detailing the turmoil of the Easter Rebellion and its aftermath, it has as its narrator one Henry Smart, who is in many ways Doyle's "shadowiest" character to date: the novel is an audacious, complex, compelling, and intimate Portrait of the IRA Gunman as a Young Man.
Sheehan's novels, which had such popular appeal in the tense period prior to the Easter rebellion.
By 1916, the year of the Easter Rebellion, the nature of Irish republicanism had so changed, in the minds of the Catholic revolutionaries at least, that Patrick Pearse felt moved to invoke 'the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Blessed Virgin' to sanctify rebellion and bloodshed; 'a general Catholic piety was common among the idealist revolutionaries gathered in the Post Office'.
Patton--American Achilles Disc Ten: -- Love's Sweet Song Landing in Ireland right before the Easter Rebellion, Indy mixes romance and revolutionary politics when he falls for a beautiful young colleen whose brother is mixed up in the Irish resistance movement.
1916 - The Easter rebellion began in Dublin against British rule in Ireland.
Even if Irish nationalism of the sort that produced the Easter Rebellion of 1916 was out of step with Irish public opinion in its own time, independence, he insists, produced useful consequences.
The Millennium Spike will stand on the spot of the pillar directly outside the GPO which was opened in 1818 and became the headquarters of the Easter Rebellion, was opened in 1818.