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DIT Level 2: Room 2-020
To Speak of Easter Week – The 1916 Rising Oral History Collection
“Thomas Ashe got the men of Fingal into great spirits for battle” – Tom Seaver, son of Thomas Seaver, 5th Battalion Fingal Brigade, who fought in the Battle of Ashbourne.
The 1916 Rising Oral History Collection: Part 1 will be a joint presentation by Maurice O’Keeffe and Dr. Helene O’Keeffe on the Battle of Ashbourne and the 22 men who were sent into Dublin from Fingal by order of Thomas Ashe. Sound clips and historical images will be used.
Maurice O’Keeffe, curator of Recollections of 1916 and its Aftermath, along with Helene O’Keeffe, present talks and audio visual selections from the Family Memories Collection. Maurice and Jane O’Keeffe are editors of Irish Life and Lore 1916 Oral History Collection
Photograph courtesy of the National Library of Ireland