The Commons and the Centennial of the Easter Rising
Date Written: 28/04/2016
Year Published: 2016
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX19245
A hundred years ago today in Dublin the Easter Rebellion commenced. This was an urban insurrection, in the revolutionary tradition. Not more than a thousand participated. It lasted five days, before the British military killed hundreds, and executed sixteen including those who had signed the Proclamation of the Republic.