Posts tagged “1916”

Irish Independent to publish three-part ‘Birth of a Nation’ photo supplement


From Tuesday 27th to Thursday 29th April, the Irish Independent will publish a three-part photographic supplement  covering the 1916 Rising (introduced by Diarmaid Ferriter), the War of Independence (introduced by Dr Anne Dolan) and the Civil War (introduced by Tim Pat Coogan).

“Adding up to a combined 80 pages, these historic supplements include many rarely seen pictures, printed in large format, making these three magazines particularly memorable,” says series editor John Spain.

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Song of the Easter Rising – TG4, Sunday 10pm


On tomorrow’s Ceol ón gCroí (TG4, Sunday 22:00-22:30), Dingle born vocalist and songwriter Pauline Scanlan embarks on a journey looking at the Easter Rising, 1916.

“In this programme she meets the famous historian Tim Pat Coogan and journalist Tommy McKearney and many others to gain a greater insight of this epic part of our history. She meets many musicians such as Seamus Begley and Eilis Kennedy who have sang about this time and finally composes her own song capturing the sentiment of those she has met along the way.”

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