Lighthouse Cinema, Screen 1
Grab this rare opportunity to see the full series of Telefís Éireann’s 1966 eight part series, Insurrection, which was made to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Rising. It has been stored in the RTÉ Archives since then.
Episode 4: Wednesday, 26 April 1916.
Sherwood Foresters attacked Haddington Road.
Episode 5: Thursday, 27 April 1916
Death of Francis Sheehy Skeffington by firing squad announced. Wounded James Connolly is carried into the GPO. Patrick Pearse reflects on what losing will mean.
Photograph courtesy of the RTÉ Archives