November 9, 2018
"Easter Rising 1916 Ireland." Easter Rising 1916 Ireland. Accessed November 09, 2018. http://www.easter1916.net/.
"What Was the Easter Rising?" RTE.ie. Accessed November 09, 2018. https://www.rte.ie/centuryireland/index.php/articles/what-was-the-easter-rising.
Britannica, The Editors of Encyclopaedia. "Easter Rising." Encyclopædia Britannica. October 11, 2018. Accessed November 09, 2018. https://www.britannica.com/event/Easter-Rising.
April 25, 2016
Check out the website http://www.1916.today to experience
the 1916 Rising as though it were happening right now!
Associate Professor of History Dr. David Kilroy of Nova Southeastern University is
managing a project to commemorate the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising. It is a social media project and goes live on
Sunday April 24.
Kilroy writes that “’Tweet the Rising’ is an innovative project
that uses social media to bring the history of the Ireland’s 1916Easter Rising
to life, providing a unique opportunity for people everywhere to immerse
themselves in the events of that week and ultimately to draw their own conclusions
about what is arguably the most important event in Irish history. Twenty fictional but historically accurate
characters will tell the story of the Rising through Twitter starting on April
24, 2016. The characters can be accessed
at http://www.1916.today or on Twitter using #TweetTheRising or
To get into the mood, click the following link to watch a
commemorative reading the GPO Declaration of the Republic on April 24, 2016
from Irish Times:
April 14, 2016
A look at the 36th (Ulster) Division and the important role they played at the Battle of the Somme.
James Prinsep Beadle's The charge of the Ulster Division, Somme, 1st July, 1916 in Belfast.
Image from "World War One: Political Divisions," Creative Centenaries,
April 12, 2016
Hugh Lofting's The Story of Doctor Dolittle, Being the History of His Peculiar Life at Home and Astonishing Adventures in Foreign Parts (1920).
First edition photo from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Story_of_Doctor_Dolittle, accessed April 21, 2016.
April 4, 2016
A look at the history of home rule in Ireland and related concepts and its lasting effects today.
February 11, 2016
Public Domain Photograph of young soldiers