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    Episode 5 - Consequences. 1914-1916

    Episode 5 - Consequences. 1914-1916

    “There is not I think, it’s fair to say, a direct link between the Lockout of 1913 and the Rising of 1916, that would be a misreading of history.” says historian Diarmaid Ferriter. By mid 1914 Larkin is in the United States and with the outbreak of war Home Rule is parked. The bitter poverty of Dublin deepens and thousand of unemployed Irishmen enlist in the British Army, much to the horror of the Irish Citizen Army leader James Connolly. Many see 1913 as a precursor to 1916 but for Ferriter that is a rear mirror view of events. “Sometimes ...

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