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Four Courts, Court 5
Introduced by Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, RTÉ
The Four Courts and the Easter Rising
How the 1916 Rising affected the Four Courts and its environs (including North King Street) and how the main journal of the legal profession in this country, The Irish Law Times, dealt with the Rising editorially.
Myles Dungan, Presenter RTE Radio’s The History Show
“Don’t shoot me! You’ll get into awful trouble”: GPO Staff in 1916
Stephen Ferguson, Assistant Secretary, An Post
“Oh yous are all nicely shanghaied now!”: The Final Hours of the Rising on Moore Street
This talk discusses the final act in the GPO theatre with reference to the physical fabric of the Moore Street buildings and the Witness Statements collected by the Bureau of Military History
Franc Myles, Archaeologist at Archaeology and Built Heritage
Photograph courtesy of the National Museum of Ireland