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The Irish Who Tried to Stop the Rising

Posted 14/01/2016

Prof. Diarmaid Ferriter, UCD, talks to Seán O’Rourke about the efforts of Eoin Mac Neill, Bulmer Hobson and ‘The’ O’Rahilly and their reasons for opposing the Easter 1916 rising, with inserts from the RTÉ Archives. Broadcast in January 2016.

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