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The Easter Rising 1916: a personal view

 W.B. Yeats`  description of the Easter Rising, “A Terrible Beauty is born”, has become a widespread perception. “Terrible”? –  certainly, as thousands of the surviving relatives of its victims on both sides of the Irish Sea over the past century can testify. But where, exactly, is the “Beauty”?  Asks Henry Falconer Patrick Pearse and James … Continue reading

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