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This should never have been! And their deaths should not be in vain!! Never forget those who sacrificed everything for Ireland, and those that still are!! ♣

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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.

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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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Countess Markievicz played an active part in the Easter Rising of 1916 and in post-1916 Irish history. Born in 1868 as Constance Gore-Booth, Countess Markievicz was sentenced to death for her part in the Easter Uprising but had the sentence commuted to life imprisonment on account of her gender. She died in 1927. It is estimated that over 250,000 people lined the streets for her funeral.

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The Easter Rising 1916 (real footage of aftermath) | A video about the reasons for and the results of the Easter Rising in Dublin in 1916.

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The 1916 Easter Rising and Tom Clarke

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James Connolly The 1916 Easter Rising Dublin

James Connolly was the leader of the Irish Citizen Army. When the Rising failed in Ireland in 1916 and the Irish soldiers surrendered James Connolly was executed by firing squad

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Easter Rising and the Black and Tans in Ireland

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

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