16 Dead Men

The Easter Rising Executions

Anne-Marie Ryan

Sixteen men were executed and their deaths changed the course of Irish history. This book contains fascinating accounts of the life stories of these men and recounts the events that brought each of them to rebellion in April 1916.
Date Published :
November 2014
Publisher :
Mercier Press
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Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781781171349
Pages : 256
Dimensions : 7.75 X 5 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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Overview
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Sixteen men were executed in the aftermath of the Easter Rising in Ireland, 1916: fifteen were shot and one was hanged. Their deaths changed the course of Irish history. But who were these leaders who set in motion events that would lead to the creation of an independent Ireland? The executed leaders of the Easter Rising were a diverse group. This book contains fascinating accounts of the life stories of these men and recounts the events that brought each of them to rebellion in April 1916.

About The Author
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Anne-Marie Ryan has worked as an archivist and researcher at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and the Pearse Museum. Originally from Waterford, she studied English and History in TCD and completed a Masters in Museum Studies at the University of Leicester. She is currently working as a secondary school teacher of History and English.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Contents
Abbreviations 9
Acknowledgements 10
Introduction 11
Patrick Pearse 23
Thomas Clarke 41
Thomas MacDonagh 57
Edward Daly 72
William Pearse 82
Michael O’Hanrahan 96
Joseph Plunkett 106
John MacBride 120
Seán Heuston 131
Michael Mallin 143
Éamonn Ceannt 155
Con Colbert 170
Thomas Kent 181
Seán Mac Diarmada 188
James Connolly 202
Roger Casement 219
Endnotes 231
Bibliography 245
Index 250

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