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I wrote last week in Part I that the Dublin Easter Rising was a short-lived military engagement, and the Risers were thoroughly defeated. The leaders chose unconditional surrender in order to save ...
by Emmet
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On Easter Monday morning, April 24, 1916, hundreds of men and women arrived at Liberty Hall, Dublin, many by bicycle, ready to fight for their independence from England. They came from the Irish ...
by Emmet
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