KERRY 1916

Histories and Legacies of the Easter Rising – A Centenary Record

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KERRY 1916

Histories and Legacies of the Easter Rising – A Centenary Record

The definitive account of the tumultuous events in County Kerry in 1916, how they impacted on the Easter Rising in Dublin and on the subsequent shaping of Irish history

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Kerry 1916
Histories and Legacies of the Easter Rising
– A Centenary Record

The definitive account of tumultuous events in Kerry in 1916, how they impacted on the Easter Rising in Dublin and the subsequent shaping of Irish history. The book comprehensively details the roles played by Kerry men and women in national and local events, leading up to and including the Rising events in Kerry, Dublin and other parts of Ireland.

With contributions from academics, experts and local historians, the book portrays a county ready to play its part in the preparations for rebellion, the central role of many Kerry men and women in those preparations, as well as in the uprising itself on the streets of Dublin, in Kerry and other counties.

The Kerry men and women arrested in 1916:

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Featuring a detailed timeline of events, extensive newspaper reports and previously unpublished photographs from the period, Kerry 1916: Histories and Legacies of the Easter Rising – A CentenaryRecord sets the pivotal role of Kerry and its people in its rightful context of the wider revolutionary period in Ireland.

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NEWS AND EVENTS: KERRY 1916 AND THE REVOLUTIONARY PERIOD 1917-1923

The death of Thomas Ashe and its impact 100 years on

Thomas Ashe was born in Kinard in Lispole in 1885 and became a teacher in north County Dublin. He came to prominence in his area as a musician and was a member of the Black Raven Pipe Band. He was immersed in cultural organisations such as the GAA and the Gaelic...

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