9 May 2016
Thomas Kent was quickly court-martialled and sentenced to death. He was executed by a firing squad of Royal Navy personnel at Cork's Victoria Barracks (now Cork City Prison) Free article
8 May 2016
Another four leaders of the Rising to be executed by British Army firing squad – 8 May 1916 Free article
5 May 2016
One of the leaders of the Rising, John MacBride, to be executed by British Army firing squad – 5 May 1916 Free article
4 May 2016
Four more leaders of the Rising to be executed by British Army firing squad – 4 May 1916 Free article
3 May 2016
First of the leaders of the Rising to be executed by British Army firing squad – 3 May 1916 Free article
30 April 2016
History reverberated throughout Dublin last weekend. It was palpable. It was the best place to be in Ireland. Free article
27 April 2016
Ard Mhéara Críona Ní Dhálaigh formally renames the Members' Room in Dublin City Hall as the Richard O'Carroll Room/Seomra Risteard Ó Cearbhaill Free article
27 April 2016
JOE CLARKE, uncompromising Fenian, veteran of the famous Battle of Mount Street Bridge, and ‘a life-long republican, was born at Rush, County Dublin, in December 1881. Free article
26 April 2016
The murder and subsequent cover-up of Francis Sheehy-Skeffington and two other men by the British military in Dublin on Easter Wednesday 1916 in Dublin Free article
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Fascinating insights into
Irish revolutionary history now online
Every week over the next two years, An Phoblacht is making all the editions of The Irish Volunteer – the newspaper of the Irish Volunteer movement – available online exactly 100 years after they were first published
The Irish Volunteer — tOglách na hÉireann was first published on 7 February 1914 and every week until 22 April 1916, just days before the Easter Rising.
Acting as the official newspaper of the Irish Volunteers it outlined the political views of the leadership and reported on the and important events, such as the Howth Gun Running of 1914.
Included in its pages alongside political opinions and news reports are various advertisements for such items as revolvers, bandoliers and military uniforms from stockists across Ireland.
You can now read these fascinating insights into Irish revolutionary history with an online subscription to An Phoblacht for just €10 per year. This includes a digital copy of each new edition of the paper and Iris magazine, access to our digitised historic archives as well as copies of The Irish Volunteer.