History Stuff

Private Christopher Coleman


A Corkman dies on the Somme:One of the most powerful condolence letters ever written from the front line of the Great War






Execution in the Dublin Rising: The soldiers who carried out the execution of the Easter Rising leaders


Casement at Limberg POW camp (2)The Oath of Treason








The glanc


Coffee morning talk on Sir John Lavery’s painting of Roger Casement on trial for High Treason



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The Fourcourts in the 1916 Rising



notts and derby shoulder badge


The English soldiers who came to crush the 1916 Rising






The M. & S. Wimereux French biscuit tin and the great war




High Treason by Lavery


Notes on a lecture about Roger Casement






In some forgotten corner of a foreign field – British military dead in Ireland 1916






Easter week, from the Salopian School magazine, May 1916 by Nevil Shute


Arthur Hamilton Norway


Nevil Schute and Easter week in Dublin



Collins index card


An Intelligence Index card from the Irish War of Independence





The Road to the Rising – an RTE lecture at the Fourcourts.