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 7: Saturday, 29 April 1916
Rebels surrender and are gathered under guard at the grounds of the Rotunda.
Episode 8: Friday, 12 May 1916
Kilmainham Jail. 13 rebels have been executed. James Connolly and Sean McDermott are next. As shots ring out within the prison walls, Ray McAnally asks “The Insurrection is over, or is it?”
Photograph courtesy of the RTÉ Archives