The proclamation of Irish Independence by Irish Republicans during the Easter Rising of 1916. The uprising was brutally crushed and several leaders were executed by British forces; however, the defeat served as a rallying cry for Irish independence, resulting in a protracted insurgency and eventual Irish independence in 1922.
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Another view of #Glasnevin #cemetery. The tower on the left is the largest tombstone in the cemetery and marks the grave of #DanielOConnell. The others #crosses are the average size of stones near the tower and they get smaller. Amazing - there are more than 1.5 million graves here which according to our guide means more bodies here than residents in #Dublin. Though the cemetery is the final resting place and of many of Ireland's most notable figures and largely associated with Irish…
Patrick Pearse, Irish Catholic leader of the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin which led to Irish independence. More about this here … http://corjesusacratissimum.org/2015/07/patrick-pearse-and-bachmann-turner-overdrive/
Constance Markievicz (née Gore-Booth) was an Anglo-Irish Countess, Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil politician, revolutionary nationalist, suffragette and socialist. She participated in many Irish independence efforts, including the Easter Rising of 1916, in which she had a leadership role. Constance was one of the first women in the world to hold a cabinet position (Minister for Labour of the Irish Republic, 1919–1922).