All Blog Posts Tagged 'Rising' (8)


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Easter Rising the Focus of Irish Cultural Society Writing Contest

The Irish Cultural Society has announced its annual writing contest for students in the 9th through 12th grades in Nassau County (NY) high schools.  The materials describing the contest have been mailed to the English Departments of the Nassau schools, public and private, and they have been posted on the…

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Added by John M. Walsh on January 16, 2016 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment


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Echoes of The Rising: Robert Briscoe Becomes a Courier

With the approach of the 1916 Irish Easter Rising Centennial, there’s been renewed interest in "Shalom Ireland," a documentary film I made about Ireland’s remarkable, yet little known, Jewish community (www.ShalomIreland.com).  So I picked up my copy of "For the Life of Me," the…

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Added by Valerie Lapin Ganley on August 31, 2015 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment


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Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Éamon de Valera

Éamon de Valera is a man that has enjoyed iconic status in the Irish history books for more reasons than being one of the Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising. He was born in New York in 1882 to a Irish mother and a Spanish father. His mother originated from Bruree, Limerick, and his…

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Added by That's Just How It Was on March 30, 2015 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Strange Thing I Am

Patrick Pearse 10 November 1879 – 3 May 1916 (Image Source: Wikipedia.com)
I…
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Added by Lonnie on February 1, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments


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Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Cornelius Colbert

Cornelius [Con] Colbert was another young man who is also less known for his role in Ireland's 1916 Easter Rising.  He was born in 1888 , one of thirteen children, into a small farming community to…

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Added by That's Just How It Was on January 31, 2015 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

From Tile Media, An Exploration of 1916's 'Terrible Beauty: Áille an Uafáis'

On September 25, 1916, William Butler Yeats penned the words “a terrible beauty is born” as he wrote about the Easter Rising. …

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Added by Robert A Mosher on September 5, 2014 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

This Week in the History of the Irish: April 28-May 4

Thomas Ashe

DOMHNAIGH -- On April 28, 1916, as the rebels in Dublin were being squeezed harder and harder by the British and nearing the end of…

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 28, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

United Irish Rising in Newfoundland

Illustrated London News, May 11, 1844, after a painting by Captain E.P. Brenton

St. John's, 1798. By this time, two-thirds of the population of St. John's was Irish, as were most of the soldiers in the British garrison stationed…
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Added by The Wild Geese on January 18, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

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