The Revolutionary Years - 1916 and onwards

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The Revolutionary Years - 1916 and onwards


Ireland 1916; Ireland 20th century history; Cork 1916


A collection of pamphlets and postcards relating to events and the history around 1916 and the years after.


Cork County Library


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Various - postcards, printed pamphlets and small books


1916 Collection

Items in the The Revolutionary Years - 1916 and onwards Collection

1916 Postcards - Padraig Mac Piarais
1916 Commemorative postcard of Padraig Mac Piarais

1916 Postcards - Roger Casement
1916 Commemorative postcard of Casement at Banna Strand.

1916 Postcards - the first Dail
1916 Commemorative postcard of the first Dail

1916 Postcards - the Asgard
1916 commemorative postcard of The Asgard

1916 Postcards - Liberty Hall
1916 Commemorative postcard of Liberty Hall

1916 Postcards - Battle of Carlisle Bridge
1916 Commemorative postcard of the Battle of Carlisle Bridge

1916 Postcards - Proclamation
1916 Commemorative postcard of Padraig Pearse reading the Proclamation

1916 Postcards - John F. Kennedy at Arbour Hill
1916 Commemorative postcard of John F. Kennedy at Arbour Hill

1916 Postcards - Beggar's Bush
1916 Commemorative postcard of Beggar's Bush

1916 Postcards - Sackville Street
1916 Commemorative postcard of Sackville Street after the conflict

1916 Postcards - GPO
1916 Commemorative postcard of the GPO, Dublin

A collection of poetry by Toirdhealbhach Mac Suibhne. Irish mythology and history are among the recurring themes in a poetry collection from Terence MacSwiney.

Cumann na mBan 1917-1918
Pamphlet by Cumann na mBan outlining their constitution, policies and suggested activities for 1917-1918. A chronology of the activities of the organisation in Cork and throughout Ireland by prominent member Lil Conlon.

English Atrocities in Ireland 1917-1918
A pamphlet from 1919, including very detailed lists by Sinn Féin of people detained, deported and jailed for Republican activities.

A Handbook for Rebels: a guide to the successful defiance of the British Government
A collection of speeches of British statesmen, lawyers and legislators pertaining to the rebellion in Ulster. Compiled by Thomas Johnson, leader of the Irish Labour Party, the speeches are by opponents of the Republican cause.

Hunger - a Dublin story by James Esse
James Esse was a pen-name used by James Stephens (1880-1950), an Irish writer, poet and playwright. He was part of the Irish literary revival. He contributed essays to "The Irish Citizen" and "The Irish Worker" during the Rebellion.
Hunger is a…

The Fenian Songbook
A songbook containing a selection of Fenian songs and ballads.

Cuimhneachán 1916 - 1966
A record of Ireland's commemoration of the 1916 Rising. Published by the Dept. of External Affairs in 1966. The 90 page book gives a detailed account of events along with many photographs and details of commemorations events in 1966.

Pictorial Review of 1916
"A complete and historically accurate account of the events which occurred in Dublin in Easter Week. Fully illustrated". A magazine style publication, written by S.P. Kelly, possibly in 1946.

In search of Terence MacSwiney
A short pamphlet on Terence MacSwiney and religion and spirituality.