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The 1916 Proclamation

12 April 2020

Éirí Amach na Cásca – The 1916 Easter Rising – First published in Éiri amach na Cásca, The Easter Rising 1916, by Republican Publications, April 1986 Free article

1916 the main battles and major events

12 April 2020

Éirí Amach na Cásca – The 1916 Easter Rising - Map and description of the main battles and major events Free article

1916 Women in struggle

12 April 2020

Éirí Amach na Cásca – The 1916 Easter Rising - First published in Éiri amach na Cásca, The Easter Rising 1916, by Republican Publications, April 1986 Free article

The 1916 Rising outside Dublin

12 April 2020

Éirí Amach na Cásca – The 1916 Easter Rising - Most parts of the country remained quiet ... there were exceptions though Free article

1916 - Seven Days, Seven Men, Seven Hills

12 April 2020

Éamonn Mac Thomáis extends the confines of his series Three Shouts on a Hill to include seven hills in Dublin which are closely linked to the 1916 Easter Rising - First published in An Phoblacht/Republican News, 8th April 1982 Free article

The Mountjoy Hunger Strike and the General Strike of 1920

9 April 2020

In April 1920 with Dáil Éireann and Sinn Féin banned by the British regime and the Black and Tans newly deployed in the country, the struggle for Irish independence intensified. On Easter Sunday 4 April the IRA burned out tax offices and RIC barracks throughout Ireland, effectively forcing the British crown forces to concentrate in the larger towns and cities. In the jails the struggle was stepped up, culminating in a mass hunger strike in Mountjoy Prison, Dublin. Free article

Tomás Mac Curtáin

17 March 2020

In the local government elections of January 1920 the Irish Republic, which had been declared independent by the first Dáil Éireann a year previously, received another massive endorsement, with Sinn Féin majorities in 172 of the 206 councils throughout the country. Free article

IRA captures Ballytrain barracks

13 February 2020

One of the first major IRA attacks on an RIC barracks during the Black and Tan war took place in Ballytrain, County Monaghan, in February 1920. Free article

The 1910 General Election

31 January 2020

The 1910 General Election for the Westminster Parliament was momentous for both Ireland and Britain and it helped to set in train political events that would lead to the 1916 Rising. Free article

Sinn Féin wins big in first PR contest

16 January 2020

The 2020 General Election is happening 100 years after the first elections in Ireland held under the proportional representation/single transferable (PR/STV) voting system. The 1920 local government elections were held in two stages – city and town councils in January and county and rural councils in June. Sinn Féin swept the boards, as the party had done in the 1918 General Election, and won majorities on most councils throughout the country. Free article

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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.


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