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RTE History Show: The 1916 Trials and Executions

Posted 04/05/2016

Myles Dungan is joined by Historians Liz Gillis, Sean Enright, Ruan O’Donnell, Pat Cooke, and Ruth Dudley Edwards to explore the immediate aftermath of the Easter Rising, and the trials and executions of the rebels. A time of confusion and disorder, thousands of prisoners, many of whom had nothing to do with the rebellion, passed through Richmond Barracks where they were filtered for trial, deportation or release.

Broadcast 1 May 2016

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