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On Sunday 24th April 2016 a Requiem Mass followed by a procession to the adjoining graveside of 14 leaders of the Easter Rising was...
As well as taking part in the fighting Bertie Offiler had to guard some of the condemned leaders in Kilmainham Gaol including Countess Markievicz.
Pádraig Ó Fathaigh describes his arrest by the RIC while he was on his way to Kinvara during Easter Week 1916.
Ethel Douglas and her friends had a picnic on Easter Monday. She recalls how the atmosphere in the city changed on her return to...
John McGallogly describes his court martial which took place in Richmond Barracks on 3 May 1916.
Rónán Ceannt recalls hearing about the execution of his father Éamonn Ceannt on 8 May 1916.
Kathleen Clarke recalls the last time she saw her husband Tom Clarke on the eve of his execution.
Richard Mulcahy describes going to see Patrick Pearse in Arbour Hill Prison to verify the surrender order.
Margaret Morrissey recalls how her father and brother were shot during the Easter Rising.
Monk Gibbon, recalls the events surrounding the execution of Francis Sheehy-Skeffington in Portobello Barracks on 26 April 1916.
George Taylor was among a party of British troops at Jacob's Biscuit Factory. He describes how before the surrender his Lance Corporal was injured.
Colm Ó Lochlainn talks about how he heard of the tragedy at Ballykissane Pier, County Kerry where three of his comrades died.
George Gilmore recalls opening fire on a patrol of the Munster Fusiliers as they passed through his neighbourhood.
Mr Higgs, Royal Irish Rifles recalls how a group of cyclists raised his suspicion shortly before the Rising began.
Brendan O'Byrne describes collecting a specific type of souvenir after the Easter Rising.
Anne Jane Smith recalls her difficulty in trying to get to her home near Jacob's Biscuit Factory on Easter Monday.
Liam O Briain recalls the events of Holy Saturday night when he met Eoin MacNeill who had decided to issue the countermanding order.
Sean McGarry describes the bombardment and evacuation of the General Post Office and the eventual surrender of the garrison on Saturday.
Nora Connolly O'Brien remembers the last time she saw her father James, a prisoner in Dublin Castle the night before his execution.
Liam O'Briain and Harry Nicholls discuss the surrender of the College of Surgeons garrison on Sunday 30 April.
Seamus Gough describes coming under attack from both the military and civilians while evacuating Stephen's Green Park.
Joseph O'Connor recalls the fighting that occurred near the Grand Canal as the British army tried to enter the city on Wednesday.
Albert Palmer, a British soldier recalls the intense fighting on Northumberland Road on Wednesday, 26 April.
Padraic O'Broin remembers the fighting in Marrowbone Lane Distillery.
Richard Humphreys talks about what it was like to be in the GPO and hearing of the death of his uncle, The O'Rahilly.
James Coughlan remembers the surrender of the South Dublin Union garrison.
Volunteer John O'Connor describes some of their provisions while in Jameson's Distillery, Smithfield.
Volunteer Séamus Ó Tallúin on the security in Arbour Hill Prison.
John O'Connor talks about how Commandant Edward Daly prepared his men for the surrender at the Four Courts.
A Dublin jarvey tells how he was at Fairyhouse Racecourse when news that armed men had taken over the GPO in Dublin came through.
Frank Thornton describes his treatment after his arrest and his subsequent court martial in Richmond Barracks.
Harry Nicholls recalls the take over of the College of Surgeons and being ordered by Michael Mallin to occupy the Turkish Baths nearby.