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The Dublin Metropolitan Police raids homes of Constance Markievicz (above) and others in Dublin, and seizes printing press and type

A daily notebook, Monday to Friday, recalling the events of the day 100 years ago, leading to the Easter Rising, and marking the commemorations this (...)

Eamon Ceannt in 1916
Plans for a rising: Setting a date

By the autumn of 1915 Ireland appeared to be a haven of tranquillity in a continent tearing itself apart through war. Her economy boomed as Irish f(...)