One of the most famous images in Irish history: the proclamation of an Irish Republic handed out at the start of the Easter Rising, 1916.

One of the most famous images in Irish history: the proclamation of an Irish Republic handed out at the start of the Easter Rising, 1916.

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Not totally clear on all the details of the 1916 Easter Rising? In honor of the upcoming centenary, here’s an infographic to help.

Not totally clear on all the details of the 1916 Easter Rising? In honor of the upcoming centenary, here’s an infographic to help.

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The Easter Rebellion 1916 - Irish Republicans rise up against English rule

The Easter Rebellion 1916 - Irish Republicans rise up against English rule

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Sean McDermott, plotter behind Easter Uprising - good page on 1916 Easter Rising behind link

Sean McDermott, plotter behind Easter Uprising - good page on 1916 Easter Rising behind link

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The leaders of the rebellion that were executed. Pictured are (from left to right): P.H Pearse, Thomas Clarke, Thomas MacDonagh, Joseph Plunkett, Edward Daly, William Pearse, Michael O' Hanrahan, John MacBride, Eamonnn Kent, Michael Mallin, Con Colbert, Sean Heuston, Sean MacDermott, James Connolly, Thomas Kent and Roger Casement. Source: Tim Pat Coogan, 1916: The Easter Rising (London, 2001), p. 72.

The leaders of the rebellion that were executed. Pictured are (from left to right): P.H Pearse, Thomas Clarke, Thomas MacDonagh, Joseph Plunkett, Edward Daly, William Pearse, Michael O' Hanrahan, John MacBride, Eamonnn Kent, Michael Mallin, Con Colbert, Sean Heuston, Sean MacDermott, James Connolly, Thomas Kent and Roger Casement. Source: Tim Pat Coogan, 1916: The Easter Rising (London, 2001), p. 72.

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1916 Easter Rising Irish War of Independence Great grandparents Memories #Irishhistory #Irishfolklore #Ireland

1916 Easter Rising Irish War of Independence Great grandparents Memories #Irishhistory #Irishfolklore #Ireland

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Woman of The Irish Republican Army. They don't serve your beer or accept tips. They KICK ASS and carry automatics.

Woman of The Irish Republican Army. They don't serve your beer or accept tips. They KICK ASS and carry automatics.

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British troops behind a barricade of empty beer casks, near the quays in Dublin during the Easter Rising, 1916

British troops behind a barricade of empty beer casks, near the quays in Dublin during the Easter Rising, 1916

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Easter Weekend, 26 to 28 March 2016  Easter Saturday 11am. Irish Citizen Army parade from Liberty Hall to St Stephen’s Green Garrison. Sinn Féin welcomed home the Diaspora from around the world who took part in a series of special events over Easter Weekend.

Easter Weekend, 26 to 28 March 2016 Easter Saturday 11am. Irish Citizen Army parade from Liberty Hall to St Stephen’s Green Garrison. Sinn Féin welcomed home the Diaspora from around the world who took part in a series of special events over Easter Weekend.

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Easter Rising 1916 | Sean MacDermott in GPO in Dublin Ireland
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