Tag Archive: war of independence

Apr 12

EASTER 1916 – New painting is now on display in East Wall

Eilish Lynch with her painting

“THEY DID US PROUD:OUR HEROES GONE” – A new painting by Artist Eilish Lynch is now on permanent display in the Sean O’Casey Community Centre , St. Marys Road , and can be viewed Monday to Friday between 8am and 10pm. The painting , which is a representation of Easter 1916 and the Independence struggle, …

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Apr 01

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

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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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