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The Face of the Rising

Last year, Captain Peter Kelleher read the Proclamation in front of Dublin’s General Post Office, just as Pádraig Pearse had done April 24, 1916, and the ensuing photographs became the face of Ireland’s commemorations around the world.  ℘℘℘ On the morning of March 27th, 2016, Captain Peter Kelleher, of the 27th Infantry Battalion of theRead more..

The Perfect Spot: New York’s Rising Commemoration

New York City celebrated the centenary of the Easter Rising on April 24, 100 years to the day after Pádraig Pearse read the Proclamation on Sackville Street in Dublin. More than 2,000 people gathered in Battery Park and Pier A Harbor House, at the lower tip of Manhattan with views of Ellis Island and theRead more..