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The leaders of the rebellion that were executed. Pictured are (from left to right): P.H Pearse, Thomas Clarke, Thomas MacDonagh, Joseph Plunkett, Edward Daly, William Pearse, Michael O' Hanrahan, John MacBride, Eamonnn Kent, Michael Mallin, Con Colbert, Sean Heuston, Sean MacDermott, James Connolly, Thomas Kent and Roger Casement. Source: Tim Pat Coogan, 1916: The Easter Rising (London, 2001), p. 72.

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The proclamation of Irish Independence by Irish Republicans during the Easter Rising of 1916. The uprising was brutally crushed and several leaders were executed by British forces; however, the defeat served as a rallying cry for Irish independence, resulting in a protracted insurgency and eventual Irish independence in 1922.

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One of the most famous images in Irish history: the proclamation of an Irish Republic handed out at the start of the Easter Rising, 1916.

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Not totally clear on all the details of the 1916 Easter Rising? In honor of the upcoming centenary, here’s an infographic to help.

Not totally clear on all the details of the 1916 Easter Rising? In honor of the upcoming centenary, here’s an infographic to help.

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Black and Tans in Ireland My Grandparents Memories

1916 Easter Rising Irish War of Independence Great grandparents Memories #Irishhistory #Irishfolklore #Ireland

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Sean MacDermott and 1916 Easter Rising

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Ireland Centenary 1916 Easter Rising. On this day, Easter Monday, 100 years ago, marked the start of the 1916 Easter Rising. It lasted from Easter Monday to Saturday. This event would stir the people to seek for full independence instead of Home Rule in Ireland.

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Woman of The Irish Republican Army. They don't serve your beer or accept tips. They KICK ASS and carry automatics.

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The Easter Rebellion 1916 - Irish Republicans rise up against English rule

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