TDISH: Easter Rising – 100 Years Later

April 24, 2016 is the 100th anniversary of the start of the Easter Rising which marked the first armed uprising of the Irish against British rule in more than a century.  While unsuccessful, the Easter Rising was the beginning of the Irish Revolutionary Period which marked a shift away from Home Rule as the dominant political stance among the Irish to the republican Sinn Fein movement.

To learn more about this key event in Irish History, take a listen to these two outstanding podcasts.

Featured Image – “Birth of the Irish Republic” by Walter Paget – Photo of original, Public Domain.

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