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    A Terrible Beauty

    A Terrible Beauty

    The bloodiest battle of the Easter Rising took place at Mount Street Bridge on the 26th of April, 1916 when a small group of Irish volunteers ambushed British soldiers who were making their way to the city centre to back-up troops fighting around the GPO. Poorly trained and poorly led, the Sherwood Foresters suffered more than 200 casualties that day. When their reinforcements arrived and saw the carnage, they were fired up and ready to inflict revenge. At a subsequent battle in North King Street, they shot dead 15 innocent people. This is the backdrop to a new docu-drama “A Terrible Beauty” ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2013/0211/367197-the-history-show-sunday-10-february-2013/?clipid=997197

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