1916: The Irish Rebellion

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1916: The Irish Rebellion
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3 episodes in this series

Episode 1 Awakening
Episode One is crucial in setting up the context for the dramatic story of the events of Easter Week 1916. Here, the audience is introduced to the main characters and…
Episode 2 Insurrection
Episode Two examines the events of Easter Week 1916 on a day-to-day basis. Through the use of graphics and contributions from military historians, viewers are provided with both an insight…
Episode 3 When Myth and History Rhyme
The third and final episode deals with the surrender and subsequent executions of the leaders of the Irish Rebellion and the fundamental changes arising from these events. The aim is…

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Awakening
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Insurrection
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When Myth and History Rhyme
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