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By Padraig Yeates

This paintings is devoted to detailing the activities in and round Dublin's common put up place of work through the Easter emerging in 1916. The development served as headquarters for the Irish Volunteers and the Citizen military, led by means of Padraig Pearse and James Connolly, and used to be shelled within the suppression of the rebellion. The newly proclaimed Irish Republic used to be fast and brutally suppressed however the reminiscence of the heroism depicted that week and of the executions that replaced Irish heritage perpetually.

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5 In Dublin eight men tried by military courts in the days after the Truce came into effect faced the death penalty for being arrested in possession of weapons or being in the company of armed men, while two more were charged with the attempted murder of a military police sergeant. Most of those arrested refused to recognise the jurisdiction of the court. These included James Doyle of 263 Clonliffe Road, arrested on 2 July with a revolver and fourteen rounds of ammunition, as well as three men arrested on 21 June in South Richmond Street by a patrol of Auxiliaries.

44 Brennan was indeed becoming increasingly sceptical of the efficacy of British policy. When he returned to Co. Cork to visit his father in late 1920 he saw at first hand the state of the country: family members had been threatened and assaulted for employing ‘Sinn Féiners’, the family’s hosiery factory had been burnt down and the family home at Kilbrogan House attacked. ‘You are no doubt aware that for some days past the town of Bandon, Co. Cork, has been subjected to outrage, arson and general terrorism by forces of the Crown,’ he told his friend Cornelius Gregg, the Chief Secretary’s private secretary in London.

They come again through forty years When tired feet stumble by my door; The leggings and the bandoliers Of boys who cross the glen no more. Their passing stirred a little breeze Among the dead leaves crisply curled; But sap still rises in the trees And tempests roar around the world. (The Leggings and the Bandoliers, a poem by Charlie Gilmore, published by Repsol Publications, Dublin, 1976) To Katherine O’Donnell, Justice for Magdalenes campaigner, who wants to live in a republic that cherishes all its people equally.

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