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5 Notable Facts About The 1916 Rising

“All changed, changed utterly: A terrible beauty is born”  We’ve opted to begin this post with the above quotation from W. B. Yeats’ “Terrible Beauty” as we believe it perfectly encapsulates sentiment surrounding the events of 1916 and its centenary. Also, since three of the movement’s IRB instigators were poets, namely MacDonagh, Plunkett and Pearse, beginning … Continue reading 5 Notable Facts About The 1916 Rising