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Liam Neeson to narrate 1916 series
02 Apr 2015 07:07
Liam Neeson is to narrate a new television documentary series, produced by the University of Notre Dame's Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising.
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Directed by Pat Collins and written by Professor of Irish Studies at Notre Dame Bríona Nic Dhiarmada, 1916: The Irish Rebellion will air on RTÉ, BBC and other channels worldwide in 2016.
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The University says the three-part series "will follow a chronological narrative while presenting the historical, political and cultural events of the uprising and the new and lasting relationships among the United States, Ireland and Britain that it brought about".
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A 70-minute film version of the series will also be screened at Irish embassies as part of the Government's outreach programme to the Diaspora.
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