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1916 Easter Rising

  • 16Lives - Collection One

    16Lives - Collection One

    The first eight books in the acclaimed 16Lives series. Meticulously researched yet written in an accessible fashion, these biographies of the men executed for their role in the 1916 Rising can be read as individual volumes but together they make a highly collectible series.

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  • 16Lives - Collection Two

    16Lives - Collection Two

    The second eight books in the acclaimed 16Lives series. Meticulously researched yet written in an accessible fashion, these biographies of the men executed for their role in the 1916 Rising can be read as individual volumes but together they make a highly collectible series.

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  • 1916: The Rising Handbook

    1916: The Rising Handbook

    By Lorcan Collins

    A handbook to the events and locations of the Easter 1916 Rising. This ‘1916 bible’ will be invaluable to anyone with an interest in recent Irish history who wants to separate the facts from the fiction.

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  • A Short History of Ireland's Rebels

    A Short History of Ireland's Rebels

    By Morgan Llywelyn

    The stirring story of eighteen of Ireland's greatest rebels, from the sixteenth century to today. The personalities featured include Grace O'Malley, Theobald Wolfe Tone, Daniel O'Connell, Countess Markievicz, Patrick Pearse and Michael Collins.

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  • Amelia

    Amelia

    By Siobhán Parkinson

    The year is 1914 and Amelia Pim will soon be thirteen. There are rumours of war and rebellion, and Dublin is holding its breath for major, dramatic events. But all that matters to Amelia is what she will wear to her birthday party ...

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  • Blood Upon the Rose

    Blood Upon the Rose

    Easter 1916: The Rebellion That Set Ireland Free

    Written by and Illustrated by Gerry Hunt

    The Easter 1916 Rising: an unlikely band of freedom fighters – teachers, poets, writers, patriots, trade unionists – declare an Irish Republic. From this dramatic gesture, a nation is born…
    The rebellion that set Ireland free, told as a graphic novel.

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  • Con Colbert

    Con Colbert

    16Lives

    By John O'Callaghan

    A biography of Con Colbert, member of Na Fianna Éireann, the Irish Volunteers and the Irish Republican Brotherhood.

    Colbert commanded forces at Watkins' brewery and Jameson's distillery during the Easter Rising. He faced the firing squad at Kilmainham Gaol on 8 May 1916, aged twenty-seven.

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  • Eamonn Ceannt

    Eamonn Ceannt

    16Lives

    By Mary Gallagher

    Éamonn Ceannt was one of the founding members of the Irish Volunteers. His unit saw intense fighting during the Rising but surrendered when ordered to do so by his superior officer Patrick Pearse. Ceannt was held in Kilmainham Gaol until his execution by firing squad on 8 May 1916, aged 34.

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  • The Easter Rising

    The Easter Rising

    A Guide to Dublin in 1916

    Written by Conor Kostick and Lorcan Collins

    Defying all the odds 1600 men, women and children went out on 24 April, Easter Monday, 1916 to fight for an independent Ireland. Vividly illustrated, this book takes you through the battle-torn streets of Dublin.

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  • Edward Daly

    Edward Daly

    16Lives

    Written by Helen Litton, Series edited by Lorcan Collins (Editor)

    Edward Daly is one of the legendary revolutionaries who participated in the 1916 Easter Rising. Less has been known about Daly until now; in this intimate and fascinating account, Helen Litton traces Edward 'Ned' Daly's life from childhood to commander within the Volunteers.

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  • Friend or Foe

    Friend or Foe

    1916: Which side are you on?

    By Brian Gallagher

    When Emer Daly saves Jack Madigan from drowning it seems that the two children will be friends for life. Eight months later, however, they are on opposite sides in a life and death struggle, when Dublin city is torn apart in the Easter Rising. With their young lives in turmoil, what will come first – friendship, family or loyalty to  a cause?

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  • The Guns of Easter

    The Guns of Easter

    By Gerard Whelan

    It is 1916 and Europe is at war. From the poverty of the Dublin slums twelve-year-old Jimmy Conway is pulled between the British Army and the rebels in the Easter Rising. Real history seen through the eyes of a child from a master storyteller.

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  • Inside the GPO 1916

    Inside the GPO 1916

    A First-hand Account

    Written by Joe Good, Edited by Maurice Good, Introduced by Robert Ballagh

    A gripping personal account of the reolutionary years 1916 to 1921. This captivating journal  is written with wry, down-to-earth humour and gives the reader a real insight into Ireland's fight for freedom, from the inside.

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  • James Connolly

    James Connolly

    16Lives

    By Lorcan Collins

    James Connolly (1868-1916) was one of the leaders in Ireland's quest for freedom from British rule in 1916. This biography is an accurate and well-researched portrayal both of the man and the uprising. Part of the Sixteen Lives series of biographies of all sixteen men executed for their role in the rebellion.

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  • John MacBride

    John MacBride

    16Lives

    By Donal Fallon

    Biography of John MacBride, husband of Maude Gonne, who was executed as part of the 1916 Rising.

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  • Joseph Plunkett

    Joseph Plunkett

    16Lives

    By Honor O Brolchain

    Joseph Mary Plunkett (1887-1916) from Dublin was one of the leaders of the 1916 Rising, the designer of the military plan and the youngest signatory of the Proclamation. A recognised poet, he was already dying of TB when, aged 28, he married Grace Gifford in Kilmainham Gaol, just hours before he was exectuted on May 4th, 1916.

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