1916 A Wexford Perspective

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1916 A Wexford Perspective

 

Class One

                  Setting the Scene

     The Irish Rising of 1798

     The Battle of Oulart Hill and Vinegar Hill

     Gorta Mor – The Irish Famine 1845-1852

     The dividing line of Irish History

     Pre and post famine historical narrative

 

Class Two

    The personal and group narratives.

     The Croghan Evictions of 1878.

     The shooting of John Kinsella (64) by the emergency men in Michael

     Kavanaghs farmyard.

     Bob Kinsella ...the personal narrative and why he joined the Irish

     Volunteers and other accounts taken from the Bureau of Military

 

 

Class Three

 

                        The Prelude

 

The Redmondite split, those who stayed behind and those who decided to  fight on the battlefields of Europe during the Great War.

 

                        The Easter Rising 1916

 

Events that unfolded in the Capital and the effect it had on those further south in Wexford.

 

Class Four

 

                       The Wexford Connection

 

“The Republican flag flew over Enniscorthy for a week in 1916” taken from an article by John Dorney.

 

                        Paul Galligan “Captain O’Reilly” the Cavan man in Enniscorthy.

 

On And Off Again…mixed messages and conflicting orders coming from Dublin.

 

                                 The Strategic importance of Enniscorthy.

               

Class Five

                                 The Surrender.

                                 The Repercussions for the people of Ireland

                                 Ireland Today.

 

 

Prisoners after the rising in Enniscorthy

 

 

   

 

                              

 

 

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