Tag Archive: Frongoch

Apr 01

From mascot to marksman – The story of William Halpin and the 1916 Rising

Wharf School confirmation, 1898. Boy in front row on right of picture listed as W.Halpin

From mascot to marksman – The story of William Halpin and the 1916 Rising  Easter Monday 1916 was a defining moment in Irish history. At noon of that day, a rebellion against British rule was launched in Dublin City, which was to set in motion a series of events that would shape the Island of …

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