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The Easter Rising 24th-29th April 1916

The Easter Rising Part Four – St. Stephen’s Green Park & the Royal College of Surgeons

St. Stephens Green Park, scene of serious fighting during the first days of the Easter Rising. 

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Dublin – Glasnevin Cemetery Part Two: The Commonwealth Plot

Glasnevin Cemetery is a vast place, but, as it happened, the other area I was intent on visiting was not so far from the O’Connell tower (above) and the Republican Plot that we saw last post.

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Dublin – Glasnevin Cemetery Part One: The Republican Plot & Elsewhere

Glasnevin Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Ireland, covering some 120 acres, more than a million and a half souls having been buried here since it was opened in 1832.

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Dublin – Arbour Hill Cemetery

Arbour Hill Cemetery was opened in about 1840, as a military burial ground for soldiers based at the adjacent Royal Barracks.

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The Easter Rising Part Ten – Moore Street

The final acts during the week of the Easter Rising took place here, in the narrow cobbled streets behind the rebel headquarters at the GPO.

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The Easter Rising Part Nine – Boland’s Mill & Beggars Bush Barracks

Thanks to a very kind (and deliberately slow) taxi driver, I managed to get some shots of Boland’s Mill as we passed by (this one taken as the mill receded into the distance).

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The Easter Rising Part Eight – Mount Street Bridge

The Grand Canal, Dublin, with Mount Street Bridge in the background.  Some of the heaviest fighting during the Rising took place around the bridge on Wednesday 26th April 1916, as the Sherwood Foresters, bruised and battered as they fought their … Continue reading

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