This is an account of one week in April 1916 which changed the course of Irish
history. That week witnessed the Easter Rising which ended in military failure
and the execution of its leaders.
Strand: Politics, Conflict & Society
Strand unit: 1916 and the foundation of the state
Suggestions for use: This is an account of one week in April 1916 which changed the course of Irish history.
Strand: Political Developments 19&20 cen
Suggestions for use: Gives a good overview of events but also pulls out some direct quotes from witnesses. Could certainly form the focus of a few class periods. Layout is a dated, though.
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