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Easter, 1916 I have met them at close of day Coming with vivid faces From counter or desk among grey Eighteenth-century houses. I have passed with a nod of the head Or polite meaningless words, Or have lingered awhile and…

Clips from the Easter rising set to Grace by the Wolfe Tones. To Grace Gifford from Joseph Plunkett, the poet and rebel, the following verse of a poem he wrote to her. The song that follows was written to commemorate…

The Easter Proclamation 1916 On the 24th of April 1916, the Green Harp Flag of the Irish Republic and the Tricolor were hoisted high above the GPO on Sackville Street (now Dublin’s O’Connoll Street, the capital’s main thoroughfare) replacing the…