In Part II of their examination of the Easter Rising, Christine and Elizabeth follow Patrick Pearse and his associates from the GPO to Kilmainham Gaol, take a look at how Britain handled the rebels, and assess whether or not it was all worth it.
Podcasters: Christine and Elizabeth
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Joe Lee, "The Easter Rising 1916: Why Did It Happen & How Did It Change Ireland?" Lecture Series Podcast. Embassy of Ireland | Great Britain (2016).
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Piaras F. Mac Lochlainn, Last Words: Letters and Statements of the Leaders Executed after the Rising at Easter 1916, The Office of Public Works (2005).
Easter Rising, Part I: Origins
Music: "Evening Melodrama" by Kevin Macleod (www.incompetech.com)