When the actor Arthur Shields strode towards the Abbey Theatre on Easter Monday, 1916, it was with one intent -- not to rehearse or act in a play, but to collect his rifle and take part in the greater drama that was about to shake the streets of Dublin.
Pictured, Arthur Shields
I posted a story yesterday about the Blind Irish Fiddler aboard the Bounty.
That story is part of a series - DIASPORATIONAL - featuring historical figures from the Irish Diaspora; Politicians, Hollywood stars, activists, writers.
All of the posts can be seen here on my blog
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Added by Niall McArdle on September 27, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments