O’Donovan Rossa Commemorated

O’Donovan Rossa Commemorated

RTE coverage of the state commemoration presented by David McCullagh featuring studio guests Professor Mary Daly and Dr. Conor Mulvagh

Profile of O’Donovan Rossa

Profile of O’Donovan Rossa

Helen Donohoe profiles Fenian leader Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa on the occasion of the State Commemoration of his funeral at Glasnevin Cemetery

Pearse's Graveside Oration

Pearse's Graveside Oration

Pat Cooke of University College Dublin talks about Patrick Pearse's graveside oration at O’Donovan Rossa’s funeral.

Politics and Parting

Politics and Parting

Dr Regina Uí Chollatáin explains the circumstances surrounding Douglas Hyde's decision to resign from the presidency of the Gaelic League.

Preparing to Speak to History

Preparing to Speak to History

Ed Mulhall looks at the account given by Pearse's friend Desmond Ryan of the weeks leading up to O'Donovan Rossa's funeral

Commemorating O’Donovan Rossa

Commemorating O’Donovan Rossa

Find out more about the programme to commemorate Fenian Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa in his native west Cork

Issue 5: 2013-06-26
Photograph of Douglas Hyde denounces use of Gaelic League for political purposes
Douglas Hyde out west: The Gaelic League founder (on right) walks along a Connemara road with Fr Healey and four children in 1913 Photo: National Library of Ireland, HYD8

Douglas Hyde denounces use of Gaelic League for political purposes

Support for leader as divisions in Irish language body are exposed

By Century Ireland

Dr. Douglas Hyde’s position as President of the Gaelic League has been strengthened after crowds attending the opening of the Castlebellingham Feis in County Louth loudly cheered speeches...

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