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Be part of the story – join us in reflecting what the Rising means to us with a choice of ground-breaking and informative books.


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A Pocket History of the 1916 Rising

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This book explains what happened in the years before and after the Rising, as well as providing an exciting day-by-day account of the events themselves, and biographies of the leading figures

A Star Called Henry

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A historical tale marking a new turn in Doyle's writing. Born in the slums of Dublin in 1902, his father a one-legged whorehouse bouncer, Henry Smart has to grow up fast. He eventually becomes a Fenian, a rebel, a republican legend - one of Michael Collins's boys, an assassin on a stolen bike.

A Terrible Beauty: Poetry of 1916

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A collection of poems of revolution and dreams and visions of freedom and nationhood for Ireland - focusing on before, during and after the 1916 Rising.

Padraig Pearse and the Easter Rising 1916

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This is the story of the leader of the Easter Rising during that week, who led his forces into battle against one of the most powerful armies in the world.

Children of the Rising: A City Through the Eyes of its Lost Children During Easter 1916

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Children of the Rising is the first ever account of the young lives violently lost during the week of the 1916 Rising: long-forgotten and never commemorated, until now.

1916 Irish Rebellion

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The 1916 Irish Rebellion is the companion book to a three-part documentary series to be broadcast worldwide in 2016. Narrated by Liam Neeson, the documentary, entitled "1916 The Irish Rebellion," and its related seventy-minute version are initiatives of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame.