The article below is one of a series of seven. The National Library has released collections of documents relating to each of the seven signatories o(...)

Lt General John Maxwell and his entourage inspect British troops after the Rising
1916: who did what?

PADRAIG PEARSE Pearse was headmaster at St Enda’s, Rathfarnham in Dublin. The finest writer and orator of the Rising (although Thomas McDonagh (...)