Following the surrender of the Easter Rising, the Rebel leaders were tried, court-martialed and executed by firing squad in the former stonebreakers yard at Kilmainham Prison, Dublin, from May 3rd to May 12th 1916, with Roger Casement being court-martialed and hanged in the U.K. on 3rd August 1916.
General Sir John…Continue
Added by Totally Irish Gifts on February 24, 2016 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment
In preparing this blog, I realise how little I know about the 1916 Proclamation, the Signatories and the Easter Rising. While this blog only touches the tip of the story of the Proclamation I hope it is of…Continue
Added by Totally Irish Gifts on February 6, 2016 at 12:30pm — 8 Comments
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